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Aug 19, 2015
This week’s theme
Adverbs

This week’s words
ad hoc
wherewith
inter alia
athwart
pro rata

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inter alia

PRONUNCIATION:
(IN-tuhr AY-lee-uh, AH-)

MEANING:
adverb: Among other things.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin inter (among) + alius (other). Earliest documented use: 1665.

USAGE:
“Gary Lineker is chatting to the second in line to the throne as his interviewee is, inter alia, president of the FA [The Football Association].”
Rachel Johnson; Now Try Calling Kate Your ‘Current Wife’, William...; Mail on Sunday (London, UK); May 31, 2015.

See more usage examples of inter_alia in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
The door of a bigoted mind opens outwards so that the only result of the pressure of facts upon it is to close it more snugly. -Ogden Nash, poet (19 Aug 1902-1971)

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