et al definition

  • noun:
    • a standard abbreviation of Latin et alii (masculine) or et aliæ (feminine), ‘and others’: utilized in legal captions: as, Smith, Brown, Jones, et al.
    • An abbreviation associated with the Latin et alibi, ‘and in other places.’
  • adverb:
    • and somewhere else (used when discussing other events in a text)
    • as well as others ('et al.' is employed as an abbreviation of `et alii' (masculine plural) or `et aliae' (feminine plural) or `et alia' (neuter plural) when talking about numerous people)
    • yet others ('et al.' is employed as an abbreviation of `et alii' (masculine plural) or `et aliae' (feminine plural) or `et alia' (neuter plural) whenever referring to numerous people)
    • and somewhere else (used when referring to other occurrences in a text)

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