ect. vs etc. : Common Errors in English

About ect. vs etc.

“Etc.” is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase et cetera, meaning “andthe rest.” (Et means “and” in French too.) Just say “et cetera” out loudto yourself to remind yourself of the correct order of the “T” and “C.”Also to be avoided is the common mispronunciation “excetera.” “And etc.” is a redundancy.

etc. Meaning(s)

  • (r) continuing in the same way

ect. in News

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