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Bracket

A term signifying the extent of an underwriter's commitment in a new issue, e.g., major bracket or minor bracket.

Bracket

A group of underwriters responsible for placing a certain amount of a new issue with investors. Brackets are arranged in a hierarchy, which indicates how much of an issue each bracket is placing with respect to the others. The brackets are called, from largest to smallest: bulge bracket, major bracket, minor bracket, underwriter, selling group. The second largest bracket is sometimes called the mezzanine bracket. Brackets are listed in order of size on an advertisement detailing each new issue, known as the tombstone.
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The job of removing all the square brackets from the text will probably be resumed early next year, with the goal of bringing something closer to a final draft back to another Conference of the Parties as soon as possible.
Especially helpful to those who wish to correlate the translation with the French text is that the original page numbers to the 1612 edition are given in square brackets in the text.
But here's a site with a difference: [architecture and hygiene] (the square brackets seem to be part of the name) at www.
Put it in square brackets or highlight it in yellow.
Hengeveld and Mackenzie (Forthcoming) call these configurations of elements of equal importance EQUIPOLLENT, and square brackets are used to represent them.
html#Citation2, round and square brackets have a very important difference in legal citation: "Round brackets are used if the reporter series is not organised by year.
However, when the search was modified to capture possible alternative spellings of the name (Lilienkron or Liliencron) 1311 citations were recovered; this modification is very simple to execute in a single operation, as one simply puts alternatives in square brackets, i.
Catholic Insight has added the subheadings well as the grammatical corrections shown in square brackets.
The corrections that have been made are mainly limited to obvious errors of algebraic formulas and cross-references are included in square brackets, but otherwise the papers are reprinted unaltered.
Affixation is shown by a parsed version of the word in square brackets.
Material from the typed version is presented within square brackets.