Definitions

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  • And others; used of things; neuter plural

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  • adv. and others ('et al.' is used as an abbreviation of `et alii' (masculine plural) or `et aliae' (feminine plural) or `et alia' (neuter plural) when referring to a number of people)

Etymologies

From Latin et ("and") + alia ("others") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sed cum in manus meas et alia venissent quae posterius latiusque scripsit, vidi quemadmodum etiam illic gratiam nominare sed ambigua generalitate quid sentiret abscondens, gratiae tamen vocabulo frangens invidiam, offensionemque declinans. "

    Pneumatologia

  • It should be left to the sophisms of advocates, whose trade it is, to prove that a defendant is a plaintiff, though dragged into court, torto collo, like Bonaparte's volunteers, into the field in chains, or that a power has been given, because it ought to have been given, et alia talia.

    Letters

  • Sed cum in manus meas et alia venissent quae posterius latiusque scripsit, vidi quemadmodum etiam illic gratiam nominare sed ambigua generalitate quid sentiret abscondens, gratiae tamen vocabulo frangens invidiam, offensionemque declinans.

    Pneumatologia

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