Definition of round bracket in English:

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round bracket

noun

British
Either of a pair of parentheses.
Example sentences
  • The decision whether matter should be between commas, round brackets, or dashes is made by author or editor, and may be a matter of personal, editorial, or house style.
  • The results of logit and probit estimation for the first analysis are shown in Table 3 (with p values reported in round brackets and z values in square brackets).
  • The arrays, as far as I'm aware still use round brackets.

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Syllabification: round brack·et

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