En-masse meaning

ŏn măs
En masse is defined as something is done collectively, or that it is done all at the same time or all together.

An example of en masse is when a concert ends and the entire audience all tries to exit the stadium at the same time.

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In one group or body; all together.

The protesters marched en masse to the capitol.

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In a group; as a whole; all together.
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In a single body or group; together.
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Alternative spelling of en masse.
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Origin of en-masse

  • French en in masse mass

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French en masse.

    From Wiktionary