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paren

Syllabification: pa·ren
Pronunciation: /pəˈren
 
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Definition of paren in English:

noun

(usually parens) Printing
A parenthesis.
Example sentences
  • When I'm editing a Perl script it adds the tags and checks the parens.

Origin

early 20th century: abbreviation of parenthesis.

Words that rhyme with paren

Adrienne, again, amen, Ardennes, Behn, Ben, Benn, Bren, cayenne, Cévennes, Dairen, den, en, fen, gen, glen, Glenn, Guyenne, Gwen, hen, julienne, Karen, ken, Len, Loren, men, Nene, Ogaden, pen, Penn, Phnom Penh, Rennes, Shenzhen, Sun Yat-sen, ten, then, Tlemcen, when, wren, yen, zazen, Zen

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