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When a Piece or Pawn is in a situation to be taken by the enemy, it is said to be en prise. To put a piece en prise, is to play it so that it may be captured.
Howard Staunton

Meaning of "en prise" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EN PRISE

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PRONUNCIATION OF EN PRISE

en prise  [French] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EN PRISE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
En prise can act as an adjective and an adverb.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES EN PRISE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

en prise

Glossary of chess

This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. For a list of unorthodox chess pieces, see Fairy chess piece; for a list of terms specific to chess problems, see Glossary of chess problems; for a list of chess-related games, see Chess variants. Contents : ▪ A ▪ B ▪ C ▪ D ▪ E ▪ F ▪ G ▪ H ▪ I ▪ J ▪ K ▪ L ▪ M ▪ N ▪ O ▪ P ▪ Q ▪ R ▪ S ▪ T ▪ U ▪ V ▪ W ▪ X ▪ Z ▪ References...

Definition of en prise in the English dictionary

The definition of en prise in the dictionary is exposed to capture.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EN PRISE


aubade
French
auberge
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boudin
French
chanteuse
French
coquille
French
entente
French
entremets
French
Fauve
French
flacon
French
longueur
French
mondaine
French
monsieur
French
poussin
French
quinze
French
remblai
French
verlan
French

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EN PRISE

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 rapport
en route
en rule
en suite
enable
enablement

WORDS THAT END LIKE EN PRISE

apprise
comprise
emprise
enterprise
Forest Enterprise
free enterprise
mainprise
misprise
October surprise
prise
private enterprise
public enterprise
reprise
rise
spirit of enterprise
sunrise
surprise
take by surprise
underprise
uprise

Synonyms and antonyms of en prise in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «en prise» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EN PRISE

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Translator English - Chinese

EN奖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en premio
570 millions of speakers

English

en prise
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पुरस्कार एन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أون الجائزة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

боем
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

en prêmio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এন পুরস্কার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en prix
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

En hadiah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

en Preis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

賞品エン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

상금 엉
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

En hadiah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

en giải thưởng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

En prize
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एन बक्षिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

En ödül
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

en premio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pl nagrody
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

боєм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

en premiu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

en βραβείο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

en prys
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sv pris
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en premie
5 millions of speakers

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

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QUOTES WITH «EN PRISE»

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Howard Staunton
When a Piece or Pawn is in a situation to be taken by the enemy, it is said to be en prise. To put a piece en prise, is to play it so that it may be captured.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EN PRISE»

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Chess made easy: being a new introduction to the rudiments ...
ON THE PHRASE "EN PRISE." , When any piece or pawn is under attack, or liable to be taken by one of the adverse men, such piece is said to be "en prise" of the man by which it is attacked. Thus, in the last diagram, to which I must once  ...
George Walker, 1839
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The Chess Player's Instructor: Or, Guide to Beginners, ...
In the above position Black's Pawn, at his QB 4 sq., is attacked by, or en prise, as it is generally termed, of White's King. Black's Pawn, at his K' 7, is en prise of White's Rook. His Knight and two Pawns are en prise of White's Bishop. Two of his ...
Charles Henry Stanley, 1850
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De Witt's American Chess Manual: Containing Full ...
In the above position Black's Fawn, at his QB 4 sq., is attacked by, or en prise, as it is generally termed, of White's King. Black's Pawn, at his K' 7, is en prise of White's Rook. His Knight and two Pawns are en prise of White's Bishop. Two of his ...
Henry Chadwick, Charles Henry Stanley, 1880
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The chess player: by George Walker; to which are added the ...
ON THE PHRASE " EN PRISE." When any piece or Pawn is under attack, or liable to be taken by one of the adverse men, such piece is said to be "en prise" of the man by which it is attacked. Thus, in the last diagram, to which I must once more ...
George Walker, Benjamin Franklin, William Stopford Kenny, 1841
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Dictionnaire FRANÇAIS-TSHILUBA et TSHILUBA-FRANÇAIS
n.f. dikuata, dianga, diangata; chose prise, tshintu tshikuata; facilité de prise, dimona mwa kukuata; prise (=coagulation), dikuatakana; lâcher prise, kulekela, kushiya; être en prise (ex. d‟un véhicule à moteur), kuikala mu bitetshi; donner prise ...
Mathieu Kayoka Mudingay
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Boyer's French Dictionary: Comprising All the Additions and ...
Etre en prise, to fie open or exposed, be in danger. Lâclier prise, to let go one's hold. Donner prise, to give an advantage or opportunity, give a hold, expose one's self. Être aux prices, to be engaged. En venir aux prises, to engage, fight, come ...
Abel Boyer, 1839
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The American Chess Magazine
DIAGRAM NO. I. Clack. m SI s//s//////. BP HP IB PIP 5^ S5KJ#P tDhite. In the above diagram the two White Pawns at Q. Kt. second and Q. B. second, are en prise of the Black King. The White Rook, the White Bishop, and White Pawn, at Q. R.'s ...
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The American Chess Magazine: a Periodical Organ of ...
In the above diagram the two White Pawns at Q. Kt. second and Q. B. second, are en prise of the Black King. The White Rook, the White Bishop, and White Pawn, at Q. R.'s fourth square, are en prise of the Black Queen. The White Knight and ...
Charles Henry Stanley, 1847
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Science and Art of Chess
En Prise. — A piece is en prise when it is liable to be taken at the next move. Some writers — Lewis, for example — define en prise as the case of one piece's being " attacked by another." This would make " Check " an instance of en prise, ...
J. B. C. L. Monroe, 1859
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A New French and English Dictionary
Un cheval bien pris, a well-shaped horse. Prise, sf. capture, prize, plunder ; dose ; hold, influence. Frise de possession ', a taking possession. Prise de tabac, a pinch of símil'. Prise de corps, an arrest. Etre en prise, to lie open or exposed.
William Cobbett, 1833

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EN PRISE»

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Ecologie: que disent les religions du Livre?
C'est la preuve que les églises chrétiennes cherchent à être en prise, de facto, avec les questions que se posent les hommes et les femmes à ... «RFI, Jul 15»
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Emeutes taxis contre VTC: la tribune de Michel Jauslin, Vice …
Nous, Hyatt en France et hôteliers parisiens, en prise directe avec la clientèle touristique et d'affaire, nous mesurons, quotidiennement, l'impact ... «Hospitality ON, Jun 15»
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Calamity for Magnus Carlsen in Norway Chess tournament
Rg6+ Bf6 50.Kf4 is zugzwang. Grischuk-Topalov, Norway Chess Blitz after 37.Kg2-f3. Black's pieces are both en prise and if 37...Qxc3 38. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Kurokawa vous offre des bonus avec UltraQLUB et Ultraman
... genre cinématographique regroupant toutes les productions en prise de vue réelle allant des films de monstres aux séries télévisées de type ... «Manga-news, May 15»
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Ce géant aux pieds d'argile
Le pays a également utilisé son infrastructure, notamment ses six grands ports en prise directe avec les couloirs maritimes qui relient l'Europe ... «LE MATiN, May 15»
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Newham shine online in Yes2Chess challenge match
Ne5 Bxe5 17.fxe5 Rad8! (Not 17...Rfd8 18.Qxb7 Rxd1+ 19.Nxd1 and the a8 rook is en prise) 18.Qxb7 Rxd1+ 19.Nxd1 Qe1 (Now if 20.Kc1 Rd8). «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
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Diversité dans les théâtres : "Ouvrir les esprits, les espaces …
J'ai, dans mon parcours, eu la grande chance de rencontrer des metteur(e)s en scènes à l'esprit ouverts, curieux des autres, en prise direct avec le monde réel ... «Africultures, Apr 15»
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Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin: du (jeune) monde à la messe
Trois religieux en prise directe avec leur époque, qui privilégient une spiritualité de terrain aux grands sermons de leurs aînés. D'une simple ... «LaPresse.ca, Apr 15»
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"Alerte à Fukushima", un nouvel album de Tintin pour l'automne
... "Tintin" continuera donc de vivre avec son temps, et de se lancer dans des aventures en prise avec l'actualité – comme Hergé l'a toujours fait ... «TV5MONDE Actualités, Apr 15»
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Michel Vanden Eeckhoudt, les yeux fermés
Ce photographe belge représentait l'excellence d'une profession alors affamée de réciprocité et en prise avec le réel, qu'il soit morose - ou ... «Libération, Mar 15»

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