Definition of en masse in English:

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en masse

Pronunciation: /ɒ̃ ˈmas/

adverb

In a group; all together: the cabinet immediately resigned en masse
More example sentences
  • They came en masse to the city square to demonstrate against the Communist government.
  • Baked eggs are a lovely, easy dish to serve to company — especially when the company has arrived en masse.
Synonyms
(all) together, as a group, in a body, as one, as a whole, in a mass, wholesale;
simultaneously, all at once, at the same time, at one and the same time, at the same instant, at the same moment, contemporaneously;
in unison, in concert, in chorus;
French en bloc, ensemble

Origin

Late 18th century: French, 'in a mass'.

Words that rhyme with en masse

alas, Alsace, amass, Bass, chasse, crass, crevasse, gas, Hamas, lass, mass, morass, sass, tarantass, tass, wrasse

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