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paren Line breaks: paren
Pronunciation: /pəˈrɛn/

Definition of paren in English:

noun

(usually parens) Printing
A round bracket.
Example sentences
  • Here is their 9 point charter (comments in 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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