Meaning of “an” in the English Dictionary

"an" in British English

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andeterminer

weak /ən/ uk strong /æn/ weak /ən/ us strong /æn/

-ansuffix

uk / -ən/ us / -ən/ also -ean, -ian

(Definition of “an” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"an" in American English

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anindefinite article

us /æn, ən/

(used when the word following begins with a vowel sound) a:

an honest man

(Definition of “an” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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