bracket

noun
1 brackets (esp. BrE) marks around extra information in writing ⇨ See also ↑parenthesis
ADJECTIVE
angle (BrE, AmE), curly (also braces, esp. in AmE), round, square (just brackets in AmE)
VERB + BRACKETS
enclose sth in, give sth in, put sth in

The prices are given in brackets.

PREPOSITION
in brackets, inside brackets, within brackets

The words in brackets should be deleted.

outside brackets

The numbers outside the curly brackets are the sales figures.

2 range
ADJECTIVE
age, income, price, tax
high, higher, top, upper
middle
low, lower
PREPOSITION
in a/the bracket, within a/the bracket

These machines are in the higher price bracket.

outside a/the bracket

people outside this age bracket


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