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American English: /ˈbrækɪt/
British English: /ˈbrakɪt/

Translation of bracket in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (Printing) to open/close brackets
    abrir/cerrar corchetes
    in brackets
    entre corchetes
    curly brackets
    llaves (feminine plural)
    corchetes (masculine plural) redondos
    1.2 (parenthesis)
    (British English)
    to add something in brackets
    agregar algo entre paréntesis
    Example sentences
    • Total available marks are given in brackets, followed by the marks actually awarded.
    • The numbers according to the older 64-section scheme are given in brackets though not used.
    • How refreshing it is to see that most of the adverts for farmland are given in acres often with the hectarage given in brackets.
  • 2 (category) See examples:income bracket
    nivel (masculine) de ingresos
    the best car in this price bracket
    el mejor coche dentro de esta gama de precios
    his work is difficult to put in any particular bracket
    su obra es difícil de catalogar
    the 25-30 age bracket
    el grupo etario de entre 25 y 30 años
  • 3 (support)
    (for shelves)
    Example sentences
    • One of York's free-standing gas lamps in the small road off Lawrence Street was to be replaced with an up-to-date electric mercury discharge lamp attached to a wall bracket.
    • An adhesive strip on the back wall attaches the bracket to the support surface.
    • Use wall mounted baskets attached to shelf brackets for an attractive shelf that can hold bathroom supplies or home office paperwork.

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    poner entre corchetes
    (in parentheses) (British English)
    poner entre paréntesis
    1.2 (categorize) she has been bracketed as a romantic
    se la ha catalogado de romántica
    you can't bracket these two cases together
    no se puede equiparar estos dos casos
    Example sentences
    • Previous studies had suggested that people automatically bracket one another in terms of race, sex and age.
    • The spread of negligence liability would not have to result in the broadening of the traditional category of mens rea, and would not mean that intention, recklessness, and negligence would henceforth be bracketed together.
    • So much has the Nazi period become the incarnation of evil that even suggesting that other absolutisms, including extreme racist nationalisms, can be bracketed with it seems to diminish the horror of the Third Reich.

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