etcetera
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “et cetera” when used as an adverb.
etcetera(
eht
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seh
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duhr
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uh
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. etcétera
The assistant stocked the office with paper, pens, ink, etcetera.El asistente abasteció la oficina de papel, bolígrafos, tinta, etcétera.
etceteras
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (sundries)
a. los extras
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We had to adjust the budget to allow for transportation, lodging, food, and other etceteras.Tuvimos que ajustar el presupuesto para incluir los gastos de transporte, el alojamiento, la comida y otros extras.
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etcetera [ɪtˈsetrə]
adverb
etcétera
etceteras (n) extras (m); adornos (m)
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etcétera
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
etcétera(
eht
-
seh
-
teh
-
rah
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (and all the rest)
a. et cetera
Le encanta la música de todos los compositores clásicos: Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, etcétera.He loves the music of all the classical composers: Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, et cetera.
b. etcetera
Para poder hornear cualquier pastel se necesita harina, huevos, azúcar, etcétera.To be able to bake any kind of cake you need flour, eggs, sugar, etcetera.
c. and so on
Nuestro país exporta materia prima como algodón, trigo, etcétera.Our country exports raw materials like cotton, wheat, and so on.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (unspecified objects)
a. list
La actriz ganó un Óscar, un Emmy y un largo etcétera de otros premios.The actress won an Oscar, an Emmy, and a long list of other awards.
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etcétera
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. etcetera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
y un largo etcétera de…and a long list of…
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etcétera
adverb
and so on
gatos y perros, etcétera
long list
y un largo etcétera and a lot more besides; and much much more; y un largo etcétera de autores and many more authors besides
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