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  1. Parentheses

    of Parenthesis


  1. Parenthèses

    Parenthèses is a 2006 album by Françoise Hardy

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  1. parentheses

    The parentheses symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the parentheses symbol and its characteristic.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parentheses in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parentheses in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of parentheses in a Sentence

  1. John Irving, _The Cider House Rules_ (1985):

    What is hardest to accept about the passage of time is that the people who once mattered the most to us are wrapped up in parentheses.

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  • कोष्टकHindi
  • அடைப்புக்குறிக்குள்Tamil
  • కుండలీకరణాలుTelugu
  • پیرسUrdu

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