US: /ˈbɹækɪt/
UK: /bɹˈækɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

bracket /'brækit/
  • danh từ
    • (kiến trúc) côngxon, rầm chia
    • dấu ngoặc đơn; dấu móc; dấu ngoặc ôm
      • to put between brackets: để trong ngoặc đơn; để trong móc; để trong dấu ngoặc ôm
    • (quân sự) giá đỡ nòng (súng đại bác)
    • (quân sự) khoảng cách giữa hai phát đạn trên và dưới (mục tiêu) để quan trắc
    • income bracket
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) nhóm người đóng thuế xếp theo thu hoạch
  • ngoại động từ
    • gộp lại trong dấu ngoặc; đặt trong dấu ngoặc
    • xếp (hai hay nhiều người) đồng hạng
      • A and B were bracketed for the fierst prize: A và B đều được xếp vào giải nhất
    • (quân sự) bắn hai phát đạn trên và dưới (mục tiêu) để quan trắc

Advanced English dictionary

noun, verb
+ noun
1 (also round bracket) (both BrE) (also parenthesis AmE or formal) [usually pl.] either of a pair of marks, ( ) placed around extra information in a piece of writing or part of a problem in mathematics: Publication dates are given in brackets after each title. + Add the numbers in brackets first.
Compare: BRACE
2 [usually pl.] (AmE) = SQUARE BRACKET
3 price, age, income, etc. ~ prices, etc. within a particular range: people in the lower income bracket + Most of the houses are out of our price bracket. + the 3034 age bracket (= people aged between 30 and 34)
4 a piece of wood, metal or plastic fixed to the wall to support a shelf, lamp, etc.
+ verb [VN]
1 to put words, information, etc. between brackets
2 ~ A and B (together)
~ A (together) with B [often passive] to consider people or things to be similar or connected in some way: It is unfair to bracket together those who cannot work with those who will not.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 support, corbel, console:
The mantelpiece rests on a pair of stone brackets.
2 shelf:
Her collection of glass paperweights was arrayed on a bracket in the sitting-room.
3 category, class, set, group, grouping, classification, division, level; order, grade, rank:
He comes from an altogether different bracket of society.
4 classify, rank, group; unite, combine, join, link:
I wish you wouldn't bracket her with me - our politics are as different as day and night.

Collocation dictionary

1 brackets marks round extra information in writing


angle, curly, round, square


enclose sth in, give sth in, put sth in
The prices are given in square brackets.


The words in brackets should be deleted.
| inside, outside, within
The numbers outside the curly brackets are the sales figures.

2 range


age, income, price, tax | higher, top, upper | middle | lower


These machines are in the higher price bracket.
| outside
people outside this age bracket

Concise English dictionary

+a category falling within certain defined limits
+either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
+either of two punctuation marks ([ or ]) used to enclose textual material
+an L-shaped support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)
+support with brackets
+place into brackets
+classify or group