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en route

adverb uk ( US also enroute)   /ˌɒnˈruːt/ us    /ˌɑːn-/
on the way to or from somewhere: I stopped en route (to the party) and got some wine. The bomb exploded while the plane was en route from Paris to Tokyo.

en route

adjective ( also enroute) // US
on the way to or from somewhere: weather-related enroute delays
Translations of “en route”
in Spanish de camino…
in French en route (pour)…
in German unterwegs…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在路上, 在途中…
in Russian по пути…
in Turkish yolda, giderken/gelirken…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在路上, 在途中…
in Polish po drodze…
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