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English definition of “etc.”


    /ɪt.ˈset.ər.ə/ US  /ˈset̬.ɚ-/
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.Also, extra, and in addition
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