En-route



[ahn root, en; French ahn root] /ɑn ˈrut, ɛn; French ɑ̃ ˈrut/

adverb, adjective
1.
on the way:
The plane crashed en route from Cairo to Athens.
/ɒn ˈruːt; French ɑ̃ rut/
adverb
1.
on or along the way; on the road

1779, French, literally “on the way.”
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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