parenthese

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See also: parenthèse

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Etymology[edit]

From French parenthèse, from Latin parenthesis, from Ancient Greek

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

parenthese f (plural parenthesen or parentheses, diminutive parenthesetje n)

  1. A parenthesis, clause or digression within a phrase
  2. A pair of parenthetic brackets (or short vertical dashes: - --), as used to mark the above
  3. A pair of parenthetic brackets used to clarify a mathematical expression

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