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en-

Pronunciation: /ɪn, ɛn/
(also em-)

Definition of en- in English:

prefix

1(Added to nouns) forming verbs meaning ‘put into or on’: engulf embed
2(Added to nouns and adjectives) forming verbs (often with the suffix -en) meaningbring into the condition of’: embolden encrust
3(Added to verbs) in; into; on: ensnare

Origin

from French, from Latin in-. See also in-2, a commonly found by-form.

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