et cetera

[ et set-er-uh, se-truh ]SEE DEFINITION OF et cetera
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ET CETERA

Now, where there is an et cetera in an agreement, there is always an opening for dispute.

You deal for coffee, et cetera, with Vaust in the Weender Strasse?

There was, he considered, a fine turn of irony in "et cetera."

And you others—Brady, Ethel, Lucy, et cetera—you've all got your books ready?

That gave her time to say, "Yours, et cetera," instead of "sadly and devotedly."

"A combination of weather, soil, et cetera," the medic said.

"Bride, et cetera," said Brandon, with a sneer meant only for his own satisfaction.

You know—not the dust, but the principle of the thing, et cetera.

Agree gratefully to every suggestion for the betterment of the people, et cetera.

Plenty of time and no rocks ahead, choice in your own hands, et cetera.

WORD ORIGIN

also etcetera, early 15c., from Latin et cetera, literally "and the others," from et "and" + neuter of ceteri "the others." The common abbreviation was &c. before 20c., but etc. now prevails.

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