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parenthetical

adjective uk   /ˌpær.ənˈθet.ɪ.kəl/  us   /ˌper.ənˈθet̬-/ (also parenthetic ) formal
A parenthetical remark is said in addition to the main part of what you are saying.
parenthetically
adverb uk   us   /-kəl.i/
Translations of “parenthetical”
in Chinese (Traditional) 作為附帶說明的,作為附加註解的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作为附带说明的,作为附加注解的…
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