Definition of square bracket noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


square bracket

BrE BrE//ˌskweə ˈbrækɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌskwer ˈbrækɪt//
(especially British English) (usually North American English bracket) [usually plural] Punctuation
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either of a pair of marks, [ ], placed at the beginning and end of extra information in a text, especially comments made by an editor See related entries: Punctuation
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