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Again and again in the same way; forever:‘registration is for seven years and may be renewed ad infinitum’
forever, for ever and ever, evermore, always, for all time, till the end of time, in perpetuityperpetually, eternally, endlessly, interminably, unceasingly, unendingly, everlastinglyfor evermore, forever moreforevermorein perpetuumuntil the cows come home, until the twelfth of never, until hell freezes over, until doomsday, until kingdom comefor ayeView synonyms
- ‘It is their arrogance that guarantees their failures (or limited success) will repeat ad infinitum.’
- ‘The good doctor says that if you print money ad infinitum, the market will go up and the dollar will go down.’
Latin, literally to infinity.
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