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parenthetical

adjective uk   /ˌpær.ənˈθet.ɪ.kəl/ us    /ˌper.ənˈθet̬-/ (also parenthetic) formal
describes a remark that is said in addition to the main part of what you are sayingAlso, extra, and in addition
parenthetically
adverb uk   /-kəl.i/ us  
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