AskDefine | Define etc

Dictionary Definition

etc. adv : continuing in the same way [syn: and so forth, and so on, etcetera]

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English

Etymology

Abbreviation of phrase et cetera.

Pronunciation

etc.
  1. Et cetera; and the rest; and so forth.

Translations

abbreviation of “et cetera”; and the rest; and so forth

French

Adverb

  1. et cetera (and so on)

Latin

abbreviation Latin

etc.
  1. et cētera (and so forth)

Extensive Definition

The abbreviation etc may stand for:
  • et cetera, a Latin expression meaning "and other things" or "and so on"
  • /etc, a computer directory found in unix(-like) operating systems
ETC may also refer to:

See also

etc in German: ETC
etc in Esperanto: ETC
etc in Italian: ETC
etc in Kölsch: ETC (Watt ėßß datt?)
etc in Russian: Etc
etc in Swedish: ETC
etc in Chinese: ETC
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