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en passant

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En passant in chess

EtymologyEdit

French en passant (in passing)

AdverbEdit

en passant (not comparable)

  1. in passing; incidentally; by the way

NounEdit

en passant (plural en passants)

  1. (chess) A move in which a pawn captures an opposing pawn on the same rank immediately after the latter moved two squares from its initial position as if it had captured it while the latter was passing through.

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EtymologyEdit

From French en passant (in passing).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /anɡpasanɡ/, [ɑŋpʰaˈsɑŋ]

AdverbEdit

en passant

  1. en passant
  2. (chess) en passant

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