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Dictionary entry overview: What does parenthetical expression mean?
• PARENTHETICAL EXPRESSION (noun)
The noun PARENTHETICAL EXPRESSION has 1 sense:
1. an expression in parentheses
Familiarity information: PARENTHETICAL EXPRESSION used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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An expression in parentheses
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
parenthetical; parenthetical expression
his writing was full of parentheticals
Hypernyms ("parenthetical expression" is a kind of...):
adjunct (a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence)
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