mass exodus


mass exodus
Hum. exode massif

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  • mass — ► NOUN 1) a body of matter with no definite shape. 2) a large number of people or objects gathered together. 3) (before another noun ) done by or affecting large numbers: a mass exodus. 4) (the masses) the ordinary people. 5) (the mass of) the… …   English terms dictionary

  • exodus — n. 1) a mass exodus (there is a mass exodus from Paris every August) 2) an exodus from * * * [ eksədəs] an exodus from a mass exodus (there is a mass exodus from Paris every August) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • exodus — ex|o|dus [ eksədəs ] noun singular a situation in which a lot of people leave a place or activity at the same time: exodus from: The stock market has seen a recent exodus of investors from high technology stocks. mass exodus (=an occasion when… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exodus — UK [ˈeksədəs] / US noun [singular] a situation in which a lot of people leave a place or activity at the same time exodus from: The stock market has seen a recent exodus of investors from high technology stocks. mass exodus (= an occasion when… …   English dictionary

  • exodus — noun (singular) a situation in which a lot of people leave a particular place at the same time (+ from/to): the exodus of Jews from Eastern Europe | mass exodus often humorous (=when everybody goes somewhere): I joined in the mass exodus to the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exodus — ex|o|dus [ˈeksədəs] n [singular] [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Exodus, which describes how the Israelites left Egypt] a situation in which a lot of people leave a particular place at the same time exodus of ▪ A massive exodus of doctors is forcing… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mass — I. /mæs / (say mas) noun 1. a body of coherent matter, usually of indefinite shape and often of considerable size: a mass of dough. 2. an aggregation of incoherent particles, parts, or objects regarded as forming one body: a mass of sand. 3. a… …   Australian English dictionary