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English definition of “ad infinitum”

ad infinitum

adverb     /ˌæd.ɪn.fɪˈnaɪ.təm/ US  /-t̬əm/
for ever , without ending : "Why was she such a lousy boss ?" "Oh, because she was unreasonable , disrespectful , rude , inconsiderate - I could go on ad infinitum."Continuous and permanent
(Definition of ad infinitum adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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