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ad infinitum

[ad in-fuh-nahy-tuh m, ad in-] /æd ˌɪn fəˈnaɪ təm, ˌæd ɪn-/
adverb
1.
to infinity; endlessly; without limit.
Origin
< Latin
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ad infinitum

/æd ˌɪnfɪˈnaɪtəm/
adverb
1.
without end; endlessly; to infinity ad inf
Word Origin
Latin
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Word Origin and History for ad infinitum
ad infinitum
1670s, from L., from ad "to" + infinitum "infinity," neut. of adj. infinitus "endless" (see infinite).
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