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Whether the angels play only Bach praising God, I am not quite sure. I am sure, however, that en famille they play Mozart.
Karl Barth

Meaning of "en" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EN

en  [ɛn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
En is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EN

emys
en attendant
en bloc
en brochette
en brosse
en clair
en dash
en face
en famille
en garde
en masse
en papillote
en passant
en pension
en plein
en prise
en rapport
en route
en rule
en suite

Synonyms and antonyms of en in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «en» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EN

Find out the translation of en to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of en from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «en» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en
570 millions of speakers

English

en
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

EN
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ан
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

en
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বীকারোক্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fr
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

En
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

en
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

En
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

en
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

en
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tr
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

it
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pl
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ан
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ro
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

en
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

en
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sv
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

no
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of en

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EN»

The term «en» is very widely used and occupies the 175 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of en
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «en» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «en» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about en

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10 QUOTES WITH «EN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word en.
1
Karl Barth
It may be that when the angels go about their task praising God, they play only Bach. I am sure, however, that when they are together en famille they play Mozart.
2
Karl Barth
Whether the angels play only Bach praising God, I am not quite sure. I am sure, however, that en famille they play Mozart.
3
William Henry Bragg
When a liquid boils, the temperature has been raised to such a pitch that the evaporating molecules are sufficient in number and speed to lift off the air from the surface of the liquid and push it back en masse.
4
Claude Chabrol
First I went to the Sorbonne to do my licence en lettres, but I also started to study law.
5
Kat Edmonson
Growing up, my imagined life as a musician was something along the lines of me lounging in a Learjet en route to a swelling outdoor amphitheatre on a dazzling summer's eve.
6
Julius Erving
Teachers are sort of faced with a thankless task, because no matter how good they are, unless they find a way to personally rationalize the rewards of their effort, nobody else is really going to do it for them en masse.
7
Jacques Lacan
The narration, in fact, doubles the drama with a commentary without which no mise en scene would be possible.
8
Robin Leach
Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine.
9
Scott Nearing
War drags human beings from their tasks of building and improving, and pushes them en masse into the category of destroyers and killers.
10
Dawn Olivieri
I have a sweet tooth for reading, so books migrate to my zip code en mass.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EN»

Discover the use of en in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to en and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Everyone Eats: Understanding Food and Culture, Second Edition
Everyone Eats examines the social and cultural reasons for our food choices and provides an explanation of the nutritional reasons for why humans eat what they do, resulting in a unique cultural and biological approach to the topic.
E.N. Anderson, 2014
2
Mise-en-sc ne: Film Style and Interpretation
This book thus celebrates film-making as well as film criticism that is alive to the creative possibilities of visual style.
John Gibbs, 2013
3
En Travesti: Women, Gender Subversion, Opera
En Travesti addresses the ways in which opera empowers women by challenging conventional gender hierarchies. Terry Castle, Hélène Cixous, Lowell Gallagher and Elizabeth Wood are among the contributors. Includes 20 musical examples.
Corinne E. Blackmer, Patricia Juliana Smith, 1995
4
El GED en Espanol Para Dummies
El GED en Espanol Para Dummies is a comprehensive study guide for native Spanish-speakers preparing to take the GED exam.
Murray Shukyn, Dale E. Shuttleworth, 2010
5
España en El Corazón:
Presents in Spanish and English translation the impassioned poems that the future Nobel prize-winner wrote while serving as Chilean consul in the Spanish Republic during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s.
Pablo Neruda, 2005
6
En la Lucha
A tenth anniversary edition of the classic introduction to mujerista theology for Hispanic women offers an inspirational look at the everyday struggles, insights, attitudes, and lives of Hispanic women from the perspective of Hispanic ...
Ada María Isasi-Díaz
7
Hecho en Tejas:
Gilb has created more than a literary anthology--this is a mosaic of the cultural and historical stories of Texas Mexican writers, musicians, and artists.
Dagoberto Gilb, 2008
8
Cocina Betty Crocker: Recetas Americanas Favoritas en Espaol ...
Contains 125 all-time American favorite recipes in both Spanish and English, with ideas for everyday meals.
Betty Crocker, 2005
9
En Aquel Entonces
Committed to a multidisciplinary approach from the very outset, Chicano and Chicana scholars used a variety of perspectives to explain the Mexican-American past, but much of this work has not been readily available to students.
Manuel G. Gonzales, Cynthia M. Gonzales, 2000
10
A-Level Chemistry
This highly regarded textbook has been updated to cover all new specifications for AS-Level and A2 Chemistry and improved with many new features for A-Level students. It covers all the main specifications of the UK Awarding Bodies.
E. N. Ramsden, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term en is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Watch Lady Gaga Surprise Copenhagen Jazz Fest With 'La Vie En
The 37th edition of the Copenhagen Jazz Festival has once again proven that the swinging Danish city is a place where Americans love to get ... «Billboard, Jul 15»
2
Fue confirmada la etapa de Brasil en el Street Fighter V y un nuevo …
SÃO PAULO, 8 de julio de 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- En el día de ayer, durante el evento WB Games Summit 2015, la Capcom confirmó la etapa ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
3
Everything* you need to know about Diner en Blanc
Registration has just begun for Dîner en Blanc, the chic, pop-up outdoor dinner party that's become quite the ticket. This year's edition - the ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
4
Feria Internacional del Mueble de China (Shanghái) se desarrollará …
CIFF maximiza las ventajas de CIFF (Cantón) en marzo y (Shanghái) en septiembre. Ella invierte en estrecha cooperación con 500 ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
5
El Kia K900 logra nuevo record en los premios "AutoPacific Vehicle …
Esta es sólamente la tercera vez que este premio se ha entregado en los 19 años de los VSAs. Los otro tres ganadores de la marca Kia fueron ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
6
México vs Cuba en vivo
Mexico take on ver México vs Cuba en vivo y en directo online en Copa Oro 2015 Cuba on Thursday to get that challenge currently 2015 Gold ... «Standard Republic, Jul 15»
7
Ex-Typhoon Linfa downgraded to tropical storm en route to Hong …
phoTwo typhoons and a tropical storm have been swirling around the coasts of China and Japan, with Hong Kong preparing to batten down for ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
8
Southwest Airlines plane aborts takeoff after engine catches fire en
In this Feb. 9, 2012, file photo, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 waits to take off at Chicago's Midway Airport as another lands. «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
9
Kate and William cheer on Andy Murray en route to Wimbledon semi …
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watched Andy Murray storm into the Wimbledon semi-finals and remain on course for another SW19 title. «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
10
Ruido Fest is rock en Espanol's Lollapalooza
With Lollapalooza, Pitchfork, Riot Fest, North Coast Music Festival, et al., Chicago can claim to be the capital of destination music festivals. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»

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