en passant

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English[edit]

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En passant in chess

Etymology[edit]

French en passant (in passing)

Adverb[edit]

en passant (not comparable)

  1. in passing; incidentally; by the way

Noun[edit]

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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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French en passant (in passing).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

en passant

  1. en passant
  2. (chess) en passant

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