et cetera

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et cet·er·a

 (ĕt sĕt′ər-ə, sĕt′rə)
Abbr. etc.
And other unspecified things of the same class; and so forth.

[Latin : et, and + cētera, the rest, neuter pl. of cēterus; see ko- in Indo-European roots.]

et cetera

(ɪt ˈsɛtrə) or


1. and the rest; and others; and so forth: used at the end of a list to indicate that other items of the same class or type should be considered or included
2. or the like; or something else similar
Abbreviation: etc. or &c
[from Latin, from et and + cetera the other (things)]
Usage: It is unnecessary to use and before etc as etc (et cetera) already means and other things. The repetition of etc, as in he brought paper, ink, notebooks, etc, etc, is avoided except in informal contexts

et cet•er•a

(ɛt ˈsɛt ər ə, ˈsɛ trə)
and others; and so forth; and so on (used to indicate that more of the same sort or class have been omitted for brevity). Abbr.: etc.
[1100–50; late Old English < Latin]
usage: et cetera appears in English writing mostly in its abbreviated form, etc. The expression and et cetera is redundant.


(ɛtˈsɛt ər ə, -ˈsɛ trə)

n., pl. -er•as.
1. a number of other things or persons unspecified.
2. etceteras, extras or sundries.

et cetera

A Latin phrase meaning and the rest, used to mean that other things which are not named should be included.
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et cetera

adverb and so on, and so forth, etc. people who play cricket, football, rugby, et cetera
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ja niin edelleenjne.ynnä muuta cæteraet cétéra
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et cetera

(itˈsetrə) , ((American) et-) (usually abbreviated to etcor c;when written)
a Latin phrase meaning `and the rest', `and so on'. The refugees need food, clothes, blankets etc.
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