en masse

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adverb \äⁿ(n)-ˈmas, -ˈmäs, en-\

Definition of en masse

  1. :  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.

Origin and Etymology of en masse

French


First Known Use: 1795


EN MASSE Defined for English Language Learners

en masse

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adverb \äⁿ(n)-ˈmas, -ˈmäs, en-\

Definition of en masse for English Language Learners

  • : as a single group : all together


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