et seq.

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing of Latin et seq., an abbreviation variously of et (and) sequens (the following item), sequente (in what follows), sequentes and sequentia (the following items), or sequentibus (in the following items).

Phrase[edit]

et seq.

  1. (law, used in page references) And what follows, and following, and in the following [pages, sections, &c.].
    See p. 87 et seq.
    Covered in Code Section 123 et seq.

Usage notes[edit]

Indicates at least one following page, section, &c. Some style guides prefer et seqq. if multiple following items are intended but the pluralized form is generally unnecessary.

Synonyms[edit]

  • f., ff.
  • (with a following blank space representing the indeterminate end)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of et sequens or et sequentia

Abbreviation[edit]

et seq.

  1. and the following (pages or items in a list)