Translation of "etc." - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɪtˈset.ər.ə/ us /ˈset̬.ɚ.ər.ə/

abbreviation for et cetera: and other similar things. It is used to avoid giving a complete list

We saw lots of lions, tigers, elephants, etc. 我们看到了很多狮子、老虎、大象等动物。

More examples

  • We have a constant battle against garden pests such as slugs, snails, greenfly, blackfly, etc.
  • Pigment is mixed into oil, glue, egg, etc. to make different types of paint.
  • We can always see sparrows, robins, blackbirds and starlings, etc. in our garden, and often bluetits and finches.
  • They ask for your personal details - age, sex, nationality, etc.
  • It's very bad for you because it's full of salt and fat, etc.

(Translation of “etc.” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)