en route

adverb or adjective \ äⁿ(n)-ˈrüt , en- , in- , -ˈrau̇t \
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018
: on or along the way
  • he reads en route
  • arrived early despite en route delays

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Origin and Etymology of en route

French

EN ROUTE Defined for English Language Learners

en route

  • : on or along the way when you are going to a place


EN ROUTE Defined for Kids

en route

adverb \ än-ˈrüt \
: on or along the way
  • I finished my homework en route to school.


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