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ET CETERA Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

And others; and other things; and so on. In its abbreviated form (etc.)this phrase is frequently affixed to one of a series of articles or names to show thatothers are intended to follow or understood to be included. So, after reciting the initiatorywords of a set formula, or a clause already given in full, etc. is added, as an abbreviation,for the sake of convenience. See Lathers v. Keogli, 39 Ilun (X. Y.) 579; Com.v. Ross, 6 Serg. & It. (Pit.) 42S; In re Schouler, 134 Mass. 426; High Court v.Schweitzer, 70 111. App. 143.


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