Translation of parenthesis in Spanish:
noun plural -theses Pronunciation: / -θəsiːz /
- 1.1 (inserted phrase) [formal]Example sentences1.2 (round bracket) in parentheses
- The practice in writing and print of using a set of marks to regulate texts and clarify their meanings, principally by separating or linking words, phrases, and clauses, and by indicating parentheses and asides.
- Even if the subordinate clauses open up a parenthesis that seems to last for ever, they do close, eventually, in a completed thought.
- The parentheses in that sentence are meant to be tongue-in-cheek, and that's really the tone I was aiming for there: a straightforward description with a little bit of irony added.
- Similarly, if the sentence about snow were named with the numeral 88 inside a pair of parentheses, then would be true just in case it is snowing.
- Candidates' membership in chapters may be longer than 10 years, but only dates 10 years back are included in parentheses following an activity.
- The gene markers included in parentheses were not mapped in our backcross; rather, approximate locations of these markers were deduced from other genetic maps.
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