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en masse

As one unit or group. At the end of the assembly, the students moved en masse toward the gym doors.
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en masse

In one group or body; all together. For example, The activists marched en masse to the capitol. This French term, with exactly the same meaning, was adopted into English about 1800.
See also: en, massé
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Earlier, PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry had announced that PTI would take a decision of the en masse resignation from the parliament in its CEC meeting being held on January 23.
Caption: Mel O'Callaghan En Masse (blue and black indescent pull), 2017, acrylic on glass, 63 x 47 1/4".
Speaking during a Commons immigration debate, he asked: "Why should we be surprised that net migration is now higher than it was under Labour when we learn today in the Daily Mirror Tory donor Lord Wolfson's company Next recruits en masse in Poland for jobs they don't advertise in Britain?
BAGHDAD - Displaced Iraqis, many from the Yazidi minority, who have been stranded in a jihadist-hemmed mountain for a week will die en masse if not rescued urgently, a Yazidi MP said Saturday."We have one or two days left to help these people.
Baghdad, Jumada I 24, 1435, Mar 25, 2014, SPA -- The members of Iraq's election commission resigned en masse on Tuesday in the face of what they said was political pressure five weeks ahead of parliamentary elections, dpa reported.
I'm willing to bet that from next January the airport will become much much busier, with an en masse influx of whole families of Romanians and Bulgarians to the UK.
The great, the good and the glamorous of Hollywood have descended en masse on the 70th annual Venice Film Festival.
Groups formed last year to save their own libraries across Kirklees have now joined together to battle the threat en masse.
If such proves to be the brutal reality then perhaps it's time for all councillors to resign en masse and throw the gauntlet at the government.
Egypt's striking doctors have threatened to up the ante and submit their resignations en masse.
Dubai Rumours in the Arabic press suggesting Al Wasl's board had resigned en masse following the shock GCC Champions League loss to Al Muharraq on Sunday have been denied by club CEO Marwan Bin Bayat.
South Korea's opposition leader Han Myeong Sook called Wednesday on President Lee Myung Bak to apologize and replace the entire Cabinet en masse for a series of corruption scandals implicating his close aides.
In all honesty does anyone in their right minds think that we would decide en masse that the Bible or Koran are the perfect books to establish a new moral framework to live by and pass on to our children?
Summary: Pour la premiere fois apres la chute de l'ancien regime corrompu, les Egyptiens ont vote en masse aux premieres legislatives libres dont la premiere etape s'est ouverte hier lundi dans neuf des 27 gouvernorats du pays.