Definition of en route in English:

en route


  • During the course of a journey; on the way.

    ‘he stopped in Turkey en route to Geneva’
    • ‘The usual conversation followed and we explained we were en route to the Auckland Islands.’
    • ‘Their job is to keep track of aircraft while they are en route or during the high-altitude cruise phase of their flights.’
    on the way, in transit, on the journey, during the journey, during transport, along the road, on the road, on the move, in motion
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Late 18th century French (see route).


en route

/ɒn ˈruːt/