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en routeadverb

US also enroute uk   /ˌɒn ˈruːt/ us   /ˌɑːn ˈruːt/
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 routeadjective

also enroute /ˌɒn ˈruːt/ /ˌɑːn ˈruːt/ US
on the way to or from somewhere: weather-related enroute delays
(Definition of en route from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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en routeadverb [not gradable]

us   /ɑnˈrut, en-, ɑ̃-/
on the way to or from somewhere: The ambulance is en route to the hospital. En route from New York to Boston, the bus crashed into a stalled car.
(Definition of en route from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “en route”
in Spanish de camino…
in Vietnamese trên đường…
in Malaysian dalam perjalanan…
in Thai ระหว่างทางไปถึงจุดหมายปลายทาง…
in French en route (pour)…
in German unterwegs…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在路上, 在途中…
in Turkish yolda, giderken/gelirken…
in Russian по пути…
in Indonesian dalam perjalanan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在路上, 在途中…
in Polish po drodze…
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