Meaning of “parenthetical” in the English Dictionary

"parenthetical" in British English

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parentheticaladjective

uk /ˌpær.ənˈθet.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˌper.ənˈθet̬.ɪ.kəl/ also parenthetic, formal

(Definition of “parenthetical” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"parenthetical" in American English

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parentheticaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌpær·ənˈθet̬·ɪ·kəl/ also parenthetic, /ˌpær·ənˈθet̬·ɪk/

written in parentheses, or said in addition to the main part of what you are saying:

He added a parenthetical comment to his original statement.

(Definition of “parenthetical” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)