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One entry found for en-.
Main Entry: en-
Variant(s): also em- /e also occurs in these prefixes although only i may be shown as in "engage"/
Function: prefix
Etymology: derived from Latin in- "in, into, put into"
1 : put into or onto <encode> <enthrone> : go into or onto <enplane>
2 : cause to be <enslave>
3 : provide with <empower>
4 : so as to cover <enwrap> : thoroughly <entangle> -- in all senses usually em- before b, m, or p

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