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ad in·fi·ni·tum

 (ăd ĭn′fə-nī′təm)
adv. & adj.
To infinity; having no end.

[Latin ad, to + īnfīnītum, accusative of īnfīnītus, infinite.]
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ad infinitum

(æd ˌɪnfɪˈnaɪtəm)
adv
without end; endlessly; to infinity. Abbreviation: ad inf
[Latin]
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ad in•fi•ni•tum

(æd ˌɪn fəˈnaɪ təm, ˌæd ɪn-)
adv.
to infinity; endlessly; without limit.
[< Latin]
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ad infinitum

A Latin phrase meaning to infinity.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ad infinitum - to infinityad infinitum - to infinity; without or seemingly without limit; "talked on and on ad infinitum"
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ad infinitum

adverb (Latin) endlessly, always, for ever (and ever), infinitely, eternally, perpetually, for all time, in perpetuity, interminably, to infinity, evermore, unceasingly, boundlessly, unendingly, limitlessly, in perpetuum (Latin), without end or limit The cycle repeats itself ad infinitum.
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Translations
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ad infinitum

[ˌædɪnfɪˈnaɪtəm] ADVhasta el infinito, ad infinitum
and so on ad infinitumy así hasta el infinito or ad infinitum
it just carries on ad infinitumes inacabable, es cosa de nunca acabar
it varies ad infinitumtiene un sinfín de variaciones
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ad infinitum

[ˌædɪnfɪˈnaɪtəm] advà l'infini
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ad infinitum

advad infinitum (geh), → für immer
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ad infinitum

[ˌædɪnfiˈnaɪtəm] advall'infinito
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wp heard ad inf taken ser " Chief Supt O'Reilly added that any fresh information would be taken seriously by the force.He said: "We treat any allegation of this nature extremely seriously and I would encourage any victims to make contact with us.
In a country whose mainstream literature has depicted a positively portrayed Vautrin putting the moves on Rastignac (in Balzac's Pere Goriot, 1834), Samuel declaring his love for and then sleeping with Loti (Loti, Aziyade, 1879), Michel having sex with the young Arab Ali (Gide, The Immoralist, 1902), ad inf., no one for the last 200 years has assumed that all literature is heterosexual.
So-and-so could "put it away" (drunk a lot of the time), or "drank like a fish" (drunk almost all the time) or - this usually said with an air of gravity - was "a very heavy drinker" (blotto ad inf.).