en masse

adverb \ äⁿ(n)-ˈmas , -ˈmäs , en- \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of en masse

: in a body : as a whole
  • moved the inmates en masse to the new prison

Examples of en masse in a Sentence

  1. Her supporters arrived en masse for the rally.

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Origin and Etymology of en masse

French


EN MASSE Defined for English Language Learners

en masse

adverb

Definition of en masse for English Language Learners

  • : as a single group : all together


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