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Syllabification: et·cet·er·as
Pronunciation: /etˈsetərəz, etˈsetrəz

Definition of etceteras in English:

plural noun

Unspecified or typical extra items: she began to pack her compact, comb, and other etceteras
More example sentences
  • ‘All right, all you have to do is put all your dishes, cups, utensils, and other etceteras inside the washer,’ he explained.
  • Yes, if you are flying privately you can take along what you want, including make-up and gels, toothpaste and all the other etceteras that are now banned on commercial flights in North America.

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