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English noun: en passant

1. en passant (act) (chess) a chess pawn that is moved two squares can be captured by an opponent's pawn commanding the square that was passed


Broader (hypernym)capture


Domain categorychess, chess game


English adverb: en passant

1. en passant incidentally; in the course of doing something else


SamplesHe made this remark in passing.


Synonymsin passing









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