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en route

[ahn root, en; French ahn root] /ɑn ˈrut, ɛn; French ɑ̃ ˈrut/
on the way:
The plane crashed en route from Cairo to Athens.
1770-80; < French Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for en-route

en route

/ɒn ˈruːt; French ɑ̃ rut/
on or along the way; on the road
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C18: from French
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Word Origin and History for en-route

en route

1779, French, literally "on the way."

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en route

On or along the way, as in We'll pick up Dan en route to the restaurant, or We can finish our discussion en route. This French term was adopted into English in the late 1700s.
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