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verb [transitive] bracket pronunciation in American English /ˈbrækət/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybracket
he/she/itbrackets
present participlebracketing
past tensebracketed
past participlebracketed
  1. 1
    to put brackets around something that is written to show that it is separate information
    1. a.
      to join lines of writing with a bracket to show that they belong together or should be considered together
  2. 2
    to consider people or things as members of the same group
    bracket someone/something with someone/something:

    Don’t bracket me with your greedy relations.

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