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LL

or L.L

1.
Late Latin.
2.
Low Latin.

ll.

1.
lines.

l.l.1

1.
in the place quoted.
Origin of l.l.1
From the Latin word locō laudātō

l.l.2

'll

1.
a contraction of will:
I'll answer the phone. He'll pay the check. What'll we do?
2.
contraction of till 1 (used when the preceding word ends in t):
Wait'll your father comes home!
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LL

abbreviation
1.
Late Latin
2.
Low Latin
3.
Lord Lieutenant

ll.

abbreviation
1.
lines (of written matter)
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Word Origin and History for LL

L.L.

contraction of Latin legum "of laws, in degrees;" e.g. L.L.D., which stands for Legum Doctor "Doctor of Laws." Plural abbreviations in Latin formed by doubling the letter.

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