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Definition of en- prefix from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    en-

     prefix
    prefix
    BrE BrE//ɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪn//
     
    Before ‘b’, ‘m’, or ‘p’, the form is em- /ɪm/. (in verbs)
     
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  1. 1to put into the thing or condition mentioned encase endanger empower
  2. 2to cause to be enlarge embolden More Like This Prefixes a-, ante-, anti-, be-, co-, de-, demi-, dis-, en-, ex-, extra-, hyper-, hypo-, il-, in-, infra-, inter-, intra-, mis-, non-, off-, oft-, out-, over-, para-, post-, pre-, pro-, re-, retro-, semi-, sub-, trans-, ultra-, un-, under-, up-See worksheet.
  3. Word Originfrom French, from Latin in-. See also in-, a commonly found by-form.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: en-