EN[æn] [-æn] [ən] [h]
US US, unstressed in the phrase "an egg"
FR an

    Definition of an in English Dictionary

  • NomPLans
    1. The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri).
    2. Conjonction
      1. (archaic) If, so long as.
        1. An it please you, my lord.
      2. (archaic) as if; as though.
      3. Préposition
        1. In each; to or for each; per.
          1. I was only going twenty miles an hour.
      4. Article
        1. Form, used before a vowel sound, of a.
          1. Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. He was dressed out in broad gaiters and bright tweeds, like an English tourist, and his face might have belonged to Dagon, idol of the Philistines.
        2. (rare, nonstandard) Form of a used by a few speakers and writers before /h/, especially if weakly pronounced.
        3. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • In these patients an explorative laparotomy (n = 3) and a diagnostic lymphonodectomy (n = 1) were performed.
            • Australian Phillip Inglis is an infamous supergrass.
            • They dug an eight-foot ditch along the side of the road. ‎
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Conjonctions
            • Déterminants
              • Articles
              • Noms
                • Noms Dénombrable
                • Prépositions
                Liens Connexes:
                1. en and
                2. fr an
                3. en any
                4. en another
                5. en anything
                Source: Wiktionnaire

                Meaning of an for the defined word.

                Grammaticalement, ce mot "an" est un conjonction. C'est aussi un déterminant, plus spécifiquement, un article. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un préposition.
                Difficulté: Niveau 1
                Facile     ➨     Difficile
                Définition: Niveau 9
                Précis    ➨     Polyvalent