parens

[ puh-renz ]
/ pəˈrɛnz /
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plural noun Informal.

parentheses: The entire sentence should be in parens.

Nearby words

  1. parenchymatous degeneration,
  2. parenchymatous goiter,
  3. parenchymatous hemorrhage,
  4. parenchymatous keratitis,
  5. parenchymatous neuritis,
  6. parens.,
  7. parent,
  8. parent cell,
  9. parent company,
  10. parent compound

Origin of parens

by shortening

parens.

parentheses.
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