inter alia

in·​ter alia | \ ˌin-tər-ˈā-lē-ə How to pronounce inter alia (audio) , -ˈä- How to pronounce inter alia (audio) \

Definition of inter alia

: among other things

Examples of inter alia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this, as some clear-sighted post–World War II writers have noted, Sade’s writing was, inter alia, a harbinger of fascism. Mitchell Abidor, The New York Review of Books, 12 Feb. 2020 Tensions intensified a few weeks after Trump pulled out of the JCPOA when the U.S. demanded, inter alia, that Iran drop its nuclear program and pull out of the Syrian war or face severe sanctions. Ved Nanda, The Denver Post, 18 Oct. 2019 The thesis of constitutional morality developed by former chief justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra to inter alia protect an individual against majoritarian opinion, although criticised for subjective potential, has buttressed plurality. Salman Khurshid, Quartz India, 26 July 2019 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., 1 July 2018

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First Known Use of inter alia

1665, in the meaning defined above

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“Inter alia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of inter alia

formal : among other things

inter alia

in·​ter alia | \ ˈin-tər-ˈā-lē-ə, -ˈä- How to pronounce inter alia (audio) \

Legal Definition of inter alia

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

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