Definitions for et alɛt ˈæl, ˈɑl, ˈɔl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

et al.ɛt ˈæl, ˈɑl, ˈɔl

  1. and others.

  2. and elsewhere.

Origin of et al:

< L et alibi]; [< L et aliī (masc. pl.), et alia (neut. pl.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. et al., et al, et alii, et aliae, et alia(adverb)

    and others ('et al.' is used as an abbreviation of `et alii' (masculine plural) or `et aliae' (feminine plural) or `et alia' (neuter plural) when referring to a number of people)

    "the data reported by Smith et al."

  2. et al., et al, et alibi(adverb)

    and elsewhere (used when referring to other occurrences in a text)

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    Rank popularity for the word 'et al' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3193

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