Definitions

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  • Alternative form of et cetera.

Etymologies

From Latin et cetera ("and the others"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The whole world watched the travesty that passed for election with deaths, maiming, etcetera from the hands of government forces when the masses took to the streets to protest.

    Senators call for regime change in Iran, but differ on how

  • She said there would always be people who found fault and "will say that Nkosi Sikelel 'i Afrika should be in Polish, etcetera".

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  • I agree that there exists a way to avoid window breakage, but a huge fence, etcetera, is quite expensive.

    Blaster Master fire storm

  • This insecurity of resorting to “brand names” like Kennedy’s, Clinton’s, Bush’s etcetera is SAD!

    Presidents Past, Present and Future - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • It is late February, when we have our next board meeting so that will be a topic of discussion as well, and when we look at all of the numbers, liquidity, etcetera, that is when that decision will be made as to what we are doing with that dividend.

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  • A vestigial structure is any organ, bone, etcetera, that is shown to have no function whatsoever, is not necessary for the creature's survival, or is useless to serve the purpose that a homologous structure in another creature would serve.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • “They say here is a similar bungalow or ranch, but they don’t adjust for age, square footage, etcetera, which is everything that a certified appraiser must do,” he says.

    Using the Rout in Housing to Lower Taxes

  • I also use 'etcetera', although that's not what 'etc' means.

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • I've always said "etcetera", but at a recent conference I heard "et see"

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • I always thought it was silly to call a directory containing config files "etcetera".

    LinuxQuestions.org

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