Doc vs En - What's the difference?

doc | en |


As an initialism doc

is drug of choice.

As a pronoun en is

he, him.

doc

English

Etymology 1

From by shortening.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (informal) A doctor.
  • Etymology 2

    From (document) by shortening.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) A document.
  • Usage notes
    In professional jargon, this word is used especially in the plural to refer to technical documentation or collected legal evidence: "I'm not sure about that. I'll have to check the docs ."

    Anagrams

    * English clippings ----

    en

    English

    Etymology 1

    Abbreviation.

    Noun

    (head)
  • English
  • Etymology 2

    The name of the letter comes from (etyl) en. The typographic sense dates to 1793.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The ems and ens at the beginnings and ends.
  • (typography) A unit of measurement equal to half of an em (half of the height of the type in use).
  • Derived terms
    * (typography) en dash * (typography) en quad * (typography) en space
    See also
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    Etymology 3

    From (etyl)

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • Derived terms
    * en ami * en banc * en bloc * en brochette * en clair * en effet * en famille * en femme * * en garde * en masse * en pantoufles * en passant * * en retard * en retraite * en revanche * en route * en secondes noces * en suite

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    * English two-letter words ----