en masse
adverb Etymology: French Date: 1795 in a body ; as a whole <
moved the inmates en masse to the new prison

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  • en masse — [ˌɔn ˈmæs US ˌa:n ] adv [Date: 1700 1800; : French; Origin: in a mass ] if people do something en masse, they do it together ▪ The management team resigned en masse …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • En masse — (franz., spr. ang maß ), in Masse …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • en masse — 〈[ãmạs] Adv.〉 in Masse(n), massenhaft, in großer Zahl, in Hülle u. Fülle [Etym.: frz.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • en masse — [ã mas] <fr. ; »in Masse«> (ugs. emotional) in großer Menge, Zahl [vorhanden, vorkommend]; <überaus viel …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • En masse — ● En masse en grande quantité, en grand nombre, en foule …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • en masse — I adverb all together, as a body, as a group, as a whole, as one, at the same time, collectively, en bloc, ensemble, in assembly, in mass, in the aggregate, together II index en banc Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • En masse — (fr., spr. Ang mass), in Menge …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • En masse — (frz. ang mass), massenhaft …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • en masse — [ an mæs ] adverb all together as a group …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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