Definition of square bracket in English:

square bracket

Syllabification: square brack·et


  • Another term for bracket ( sense 1 of the noun).
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    • 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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