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parenthesis

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a break in continuity
  • there was a parenthesis of silence when the microphone momentarily lost power

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The first known use of parenthesis was in 1548

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“Parenthesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parenthesis. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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