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round brackets

noun [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 main part
Translations of “round brackets”
in Chinese (Traditional) 圓括號…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圆括号…
(Definition of round brackets from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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