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Character )
Unicode name RIGHT PARENTHESIS
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+0029
( ← Basic Latin → *
See also: :)

Translingual[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

)

  1. Ends supplemental information
    Sen. John McCain (R., Arizona) spoke at length.
  2. Ends a parenthetical phrase
    I gave it to Fred (who was going there anyways) before I left.
  3. Ends shorthand for indicating that something can be singular or plural
    Go get the dog(s)
  4. Separates a number or letter from an item in a list
    1) New York, 2) London, 3) Paris.
    (1) New York, (2) London, (3) Paris.
    A) New York, B) London, C) Paris.
    (A) New York, (B) London, (C) Paris.
  5. Represents a mouth vertically aligned, in order to form emoticons.

Quotations[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

  • (small form variant)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (parenthetical phrase)
  • (separater between a number and an item) .

See also[edit]

Punctuation

Symbol[edit]

)

  1. (mathematics) Ends a mathematical phrase that has increased precedence in terms of operators
    2/(3+8)

Quotations[edit]

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (mathematical precedence) }, ]