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ET AL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does et al mean? 

ET AL (adverb)
  The adverb ET AL has 2 senses:

1. and others (used as an abbreviation of 'et alii' (masculine plural) or 'et aliae' (feminine plural) or 'et alia' (neutral plural) when referring to a number of people)
2. and elsewhere (used when referring to other occurrences in a text)

  Familiarity information: ET AL used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ET AL (adverb)


Sense 1et al [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

And others (used as an abbreviation of 'et alii' (masculine plural) or 'et aliae' (feminine plural) or 'et alia' (neutral plural) when referring to a number of people)

Synonyms:

et al; et al.; et alia; et aliae; et alii

Context example:

the data reported by Smith et al.


Sense 2et al [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

And elsewhere (used when referring to other occurrences in a text)

Synonyms:

et alibi; et al; et al.


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