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From Latin, the neuter plural form of "and others," used after a thing or list of things to indicate the inclusion of others. Typically used in formal or scholarly writing, though it is usually shortened to "et al." The government has promised to crack down on the top companies in the world—Bike Roh Soft, Floogle, Slamazon, et alia—for their failure to pay their appropriate share of taxes. The governments of Germany et al. renewed their commitment to tackling the issues facing the European Union.
See also: ET
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