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determiner, pronoun spoken suchlike pronunciation in British English /ˈsʌtʃˌlaɪk/
Suchlike can be used in the following ways:
as a pronoun: They served us cake and sandwiches and suchlike.
as a determiner (followed by a noun): There were boxes full of old letters and photographs and suchlike rubbish.
 
  1. used for referring to things of the same kind as those that you have already mentioned
    ...and/or suchlike:

    shops selling postcards and souvenirs and suchlike

    I keep my best suit for weddings and funerals and suchlike occasions.

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