[ ad in-fuh-nahy-tuh m, ad in- ]
/ æd ˌɪn fəˈnaɪ təm, ˌæd ɪn- /
to infinity; endlessly; without limit.
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Origin of ad infinitum
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British Dictionary definitions for ad infinitum
/ (æd ˌɪnfɪˈnaɪtəm) /
without end; endlessly; to infinityAbbreviation: ad inf
Word Origin for ad infinitum
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