Definition of parenthesize in English:

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parenthesize

Pronunciation: /pəˈrɛnθɪsʌɪz/
(also parenthesise)

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective parenthesized)
1Put (a word or phrase) into brackets: parenthesized clauses
More example sentences
  • I recently read a book where every third sentence was parenthesized.
  • Matched parenthesized atoms are automatically stored into special variables (called back references) identified by the symbol \ followed by a number.
  • No matter how patronizing the comment parenthesized above may sound, it still proves mostly true: The EP shows a band still finding its strengths and developing its sound, unsure of its talent for cathartic drama.
1.1Add as a parenthesis.
Example sentences
  • Anyhow, word games are a lot easier if you get to parenthesize letters.
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