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Et Al.

An abbreviated form of et alia, Latin for "and others." When affixed after the name of a person, et al. indicates that additional persons are acting in the same manner, such as several plaintiffs or grantors.

When et al. is used in a judgment against defendants, it means that the quoted words are applicable to all the defendants.


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et al.

n. abbreviation for the Latin phrase et alii meaning "and others." This is commonly used in shortening the name of a case, as in "Pat Murgatroyd v. Sally Sherman, et al."

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et al.

an abbreviation that may represent any of the following: et alibi (‘and elsewhere’); et alia (‘and other things’); et alios or et alii (‘and other people’).
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Lauretti et alii (2009) reproduziram o estudo de Daniel e Titman (2006) no mercado brasileiro e concluiram que o relacionamento do indice BM e retornos passados no mercado de acoes brasileiro tem o mesmo comportamento daquele que foi observado no mercado norte-americano.
The positive influence of the internet on political participation was also highlighted by Lee et alii, who focused on attracting traditional participants to problem solving through e-democracy or e-petition.
The equation of learning and stress is even more difficult to solve, if we also include artistic ability as the ultimate interest of the pupil, since research has yet to acknowledge the extent to which the common school curriculum benefits future poets, for example (Cosman et alii 2018: 291).
For non-lawyers, that part of the title "et al" is abbreviation for Latin "et alii" (musculine), "et aliae" (feminine) or "et alia" (neutral), all meaning and others.
Dizionario di italianismi in francese, inglese, tedesco, a cura di Harro Stammerjohann et alii, Firenze, Accademia della Crusca, 2008 (ora anche disponibile online nel portale dell'Osservatorio degli Italianismi nel Mondo: