cetera

et cetera

A Latin phrase literally meaning "and the others," used to allude to or include other similar things without naming them directly. Sometimes spelled as a single word. I didn't do much today besides housework—you know, the laundry, the dishes, et cetera. We produce high-quality images you can use for your company's website, social media accounts, marketing materials, etcetera.
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excetera

A common mispronunciation and subsequent misspelling of "et cetera," a Latin phrase literally meaning "and the others," used to allude to or include other similar things without naming them directly. We want you to write about trendy, eye-catching topics. Celebrity gossip, fashion trends, excetera. A: "We produce high-quality images you can use for your company's website, social media accounts, marketing materials, excetera." B: "You mean 'et cetera,' right?" A: "Yeah, why? What did I say?"
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