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Pronunciation of Brackets: Learn how to pronounce Brackets in English correctly

Learn how to say Brackets correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word bracket:

1each of a pair of marks ( ) [ ] { } 〈 〉 used to enclose words or figures so as to separate them from the context:
symbols are given in brackets
2 [with adjective or noun modifier] a category of people or things that are similar or fall between specified limits:
those in a high income bracket
3a right-angled support attached to a wall for holding a shelf, lamp, or other object.
4 (the bracket) British informal, dated a person’s nose or jaw:
a quick punch up the bracket
5 Military the distance between two artillery shots fired either side of the target to establish range.
verb (brackets, bracketing, bracketed)
[with object]
1enclose (words or figures) in brackets:
(as adjective bracketed)
the relevant data is included as bracketed points
Mathematics enclose (a complex expression) in brackets to denote that the whole of the expression rather than just a part of it has a particular relation, such as multiplication or division, to another expression.
put (a belief or matter) aside temporarily:
he bracketed off the question of God himself
2place (one or more people or things) in the same category or group:
he is sometimes bracketed with the ‘new wave’ of film directors
3hold or attach (something) by means of a right-angled support:
pipes should be bracketed
4 Military establish the range of (a target) by firing two preliminary shots, one short of the target and the other beyond it.
Photography establish (the correct exposure) by taking several pictures with slightly more or less exposure:
it’s always best to bracket your exposures
late 16th century: from French braguette or Spanish bragueta ‘codpiece, bracket, corbel’, from Provençal braga, from Latin braca, (plural) bracae ‘breeches’

A pair of punctuation marks used to indicate that the words enclosed are not essential to the meaning of the sentence, but provide additional information:
He coined the term hypnotism(from the Greek hypnos, meaning ‘sleep’) and practised it frequently.
The words enclosed in brackets are described as being in parenthesis.Brackets can be used to enclose additional information that doesn’t fit into the grammatical structure of the sentence. For example:
It’s like any group of people (virtual or in real life); you’re going to have individuals who feel a certain way about an issue…
Brackets are also used by some writers to make asides, comments to the reader which do not form part of the main argument or story being expressed. For example:
This is also known as junk email … or spam. Obviously, it’s impossible to distribute processed lunchmeat electronically at this time (and hopefully it’ll never happen).
In informal writing this is intended to make readers feel that the writer is talking directly to them, and it can be effective. But if it is used too much it quickly becomes irritating.See also parenthesis.