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  • adv. As an aside, incidentally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a parenthetical manner; by way of parenthesis; by parentheses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a parenthesis; in the manner or form of a parenthesis; by way of parenthesis; as a parenthesis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a parenthetical manner


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parenthetical +‎ -ly


  • Rubin parenthetically notes that the all-time low performing presidential candidate among Jews was George H.W. Bush in 1992.

    Matthew Yglesias » Palin and the Jews

  • Indonesia, let me say parenthetically, is a striking and tragic example of one of the great lessons of history: Those who lead revolutions seldom are the men who can lead during the period of reconstruction.

    Asia Today

  • (a) spera, parenthetically combines the Latin words for hope and hardship (spera, and aspera, respectively).


  • The narrator's espousing the point-of-view of the uncomprehending rabbits recalls parenthetically not only the tragedies of Communism but of the Fascism that existed before it.

    Brad Schreiber: Highlights From the 2010 Palm Springs Short Film Festival

  • If we use the phrase—parenthetically, that is, like Chaucer and the Yankees—, we have it not from Chaucer, but from the Yankees, and with their, not his, exact shade of meaning.


  • I make this remark "parenthetically" in my desire for trying to elucidate the causes which lie at the back of the

    Lola or, The Thought and Speech of Animals

  • This exit was parenthetically qualified by a reassurance: he "would still be available if Netanyahu were to change his mind."

    David Bromwich: Obama's Drift Toward War With Iran

  • Many of those specifics dealt with Couwenberg's penchant for exaggerating his military career and were parenthetically rebutted by Hanlon in the charge sheet.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Which means, parenthetically, somebody should replace the plaque on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty to reflect our new, emerging policy -- Go away you tired, you poor, you who want only to take our neighborhoods and steal all our jobs ...

    Steve McSwain: New Rules For The Global Neighborhood

  • I would remark parenthetically that this experience with model-building may explain my willingness to challenge the consensus on global warming.

    Robert Solow on Model-Building, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty


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