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noun [countable] bracket pronunciation in British English /ˈbrækɪt/
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    round bracket

    British one of a pair of symbols ( ), used in writing or mathematics for showing that the piece of information or set of numbers between them can be considered separately. The American word is parenthesis
    in brackets: The codes are given in brackets.
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      American a square bracket
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  2. 2
    one of the groups that people or things are divided into, according to a feature such as income
    people in the £75,000–£100,000 bracket
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