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en masse(ŏn măs′)
In one group or body; all together: The protesters marched en masse to the capitol.
[French : en, in + masse, mass.]
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en masse(French ɑ̃ mas)
in a group, body, or mass; as a whole; all together
[C19: from French]
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en masse(ɑn ˈmæs, ɑ̃)
in a mass; all together; as a group: The guests arrived en masse.
[1795–1805; < French]
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A French phrase meaning in a mass, used to mean in a group or all at once.
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|Adv.||1.||en masse - all together; "the students turned out en masse"|
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adverb all together, together, as one, as a whole, ensemble, as a group, in a group, all at once, in a mass, as a body, in a body The audience left en masse.
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en masse[ˌɒnˈmæs] adv
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