Parenthetic



[par-uh n-thet-ik] /ˌpær ənˈθɛt ɪk/

adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, noting, or of the nature of a :
several unnecessary parenthetic remarks.
2.
characterized by the use of .

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    [par-uh n-thet-ik] /ˌpær ənˈθɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, noting, or of the nature of a : several unnecessary parenthetic remarks. 2. characterized by the use of . adj. 1620s, from Medieval Latin parentheticus from Greek parenthetos “put in beside,” verbal adjective from parentithenai; see parenthesis) + -al (1). Related: Parenthetically.

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    [par-uh n-thet-ik] /ˌpær ənˈθɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, noting, or of the nature of a : several unnecessary parenthetic remarks. 2. characterized by the use of .



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