how to pronounce parenthetical


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the above transcription of parenthetical is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

parenthetical is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of parenthetical in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… a parenthetical in the larger uh …”

meanings of parenthetical


  1. Using, containing, or within parentheses (like this).
  2. That explains or qualifies something.
  3. That is incidental.


  1. A descriptor or modifier enclosed within parentheses and put, indented, in a line of dialogue to describe how it should be acted or directed onscreen.
  2. A word or phrase within parentheses.

parenthetical frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word parenthetical occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics parenthetical can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that parenthetical can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with parenthetical


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