et al.

1 [et al, ahl, awl]
and others.
Also, et al.


Origin:
< Latin et aliī (masculine plural), et alia (neuter plural)

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et al.

2 [et al, ahl, awl]
and elsewhere.
Also, et al.


Origin:
< Latin et alibi

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et al.
 
abbreviation for
1.  et alibi
2.  et alii

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et al.
also et al, 1883, abbrev. of L. et alii (masc.), et aliæ (fem.), or et alia (neut.), in any case meaning "and others."
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et al. [(et ahl)]

An abbreviation of the Latin et alii, meaning “and others.” “She was accompanied by the vice president, the secretary of state, et al.”

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et al.
  1. Latin et alia (and other things)

  2. Latin et alii (and other people)

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