inter alia

in·​ter alia | \ˌin-tər-ˈā-lē-ə, -ˈä- \

Definition of inter alia 

: among other things

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Counsel for the government ought be prepared to address, inter alia, (on Monday or such further time as requested by the government) the lack of basis for the foregoing issues., "Text: Federal judge’s ruling temporarily extends housing program for Hurricane Maria referees," 1 July 2018

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First Known Use of inter alia

1665, in the meaning defined above

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: among other things

inter alia

in·​ter alia | \ˈin-tər-ˈā-lē-ə, -ˈä- \

Legal Definition of inter alia 

: among other things contends, inter alia, that the claim is moot

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