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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An expression in specific punctuation marks (or) used to enclose textual material adj. - Qualifying or explaining.

Usage examples (40)
  • parenthetical remarks
  • A correspondent from Armenia writes to ask about the origins of you know as a parenthetical conversational 'filler'.
  • I'm still not sure how the so-called parenthetical bit gets into the sentence.
  • For reasons I'll get to in a minute, I wish that the parenthetical were a bit more artfully worded. for more
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