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  1. en dash

    • noun

      a short dash (–) used in punctuation, in particular between figures to show a range (for example, 1939–45).
    • adverb

      dressed as a member of the opposite sex for a theatrical role:
    • adjective

      (of a dish) cooked on a skewer.
    • adjective

      (of a bathroom) immediately adjoining a bedroom and forming part of the same set of rooms:

      (of a bedroom) having an adjoining bathroom that forms part of the same set of rooms:

    • adverb

      (with reference to a bathroom) so as to form part of the same set of rooms as a bedroom:
    • noun

      a bathroom that immediately adjoins a bedroom and forms part of the same set of rooms:
    • adverb

      by the way; incidentally:

      by the en passant rule.

    • adjective

      (of food) cooked and served in a paper wrapper:
    • adverb

      (with reference to a method of cooking food) in a paper wrapper:
    • adjective

      (of food) baked in a pastry crust:
    • adverb

      in a pastry crust:
    • adjective

      (of wine) newly produced and made available before its normal time for sale:
    • adverb

      (with reference to the buying and selling of wine) when newly produced and made available before its normal time for sale:
    • adverb

      (especially with reference to an official message) written in ordinary language, rather than in code:
    • adjective

      (especially of an official message) written in ordinary language, rather than in code:
    • adjective

      characterized by an approximately parallel formation at an oblique angle to a particular direction:
    • adverb

      in approximately parallel formation at an oblique angle to a particular direction:
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