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square bracket Syllabification: square brack·et
Pronunciation: /skwe(ə)r ˈbrakət/

Definition of square bracket in English:


Another term for bracket (sense 1 of the noun).
Example sentences
  • An extra key brings up a list of characters that you won't find on the keyboard, such as the forward slash, square brackets and curly braces.
  • I have corrected a couple of typos and added a few comments of my own in square brackets and italics.
  • As in many printed editions, editorial intervention is signalled by square brackets.
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