Definition of en masse in English:

en masse

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Pronunciation: /ɒ̃ ˈmas


In a group; all together: the cabinet immediately resigned en masse
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  • 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.
(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;
Frenchen bloc, ensemble


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

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