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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)

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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 ​mainpart of what you are saying: He ​added a parenthetical ​comment to his ​originalstatement.
(Definition of parenthetical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “parenthetical”
in Chinese (Simplified) 作为附带说明的,作为附加注解的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 作為附帶說明的,作為附加註解的…
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