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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bracket.


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  • The two wedding-cake pulpits and the organ case opposite are as grand as can be, and interior so bracketed is the ne plus ultra of American colonial church architecture, plain and crisp and white, with exquisitely classical proportions.

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  • The name was bracketed on one side by a steaming cup of coffee and the other by a laptop.

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  • Media markets where candidates appear are now routinely "bracketed" by opposition surrogates: one the day before his arrival and another after he leaves.

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  • Government requested that the aspects of the text that deal with creating pilot sites for rolling out of antiretrovirals be square 'bracketed' because it pre-empted the outcome of the process referred to above.

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  • On top of that, Kneal added that, the funds they receive from the University Park Allocation Committee (UPAC) are bracketed, meaning only certain money is allotted for certain items.

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  • They kind of bracketed the whole thing and we are clearly moving along on the bottom side of those scenarios. The Ad-Free Personal Finance Blogs Aggregator

  • The Japanese remember the 1998 North Korean missile test that "bracketed" their country.


  • Going into Copenhagen, this text was heavily bracketed, meaning there was little consensus.


  • It works with any kind of bracketed image set, not just panoramic equirectangular images.

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  • Negotiating documents published on the website of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change show entire paragraphs, even pages, of text "bracketed," the term used by negotiators to determine areas where no consensus exists.

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