There are 2 definitions of en in English:

en

Syllabification: en

noun

Printing
  • A unit of measurement equal to half an em and approximately the average width of typeset characters, used especially for estimating the total amount of space a text will require.

Origin

late 18th century: the letter N represented as a word, since it is approximately this width.

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Word of the day mage
Pronunciation: māj
noun
a magician or learned person

There are 2 definitions of en in English:

en-2

Syllabification: en-
(also em-)

prefix

  • Within; inside: encyst endemic embolism empyema

Origin

from Greek.

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