et alii

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin et (and) + alii (others)

Phrase[edit]

et alii

  1. And others; used of men or boys, or groups of mixed gender; masculine plural;

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Usage notes[edit]

  • In some academic contexts, it may be appropriate to use the specific Latin form that would be used in Latin text, selecting the appropriate grammatical case. The abbreviation "et al." finesses the need for such fastidiousness.

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