round brackets Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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round bracketsnoun [plural]

uk   us   UK (also mainly US parentheses)
the ​symbols ( ) that are put around a word, phrase, or ​sentence in a ​piece of writing to show that what is inside them should be ​considered as ​separate from the ​mainpart
(Definition of round brackets from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 圆括号…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圓括號…
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