exodus

Meaning(s)

1. a departure or emigration, usually of a large group of people

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a mass exodus of people

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The noun ‘exodus’ refers to a mass movement of people from one place to another, usually in the interest of survival or due to a threat or war. “Syria is suffering from a mass exodus of its people escaping the war.” “The famine lead to an exodus of the native population.” 

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  1. There was a mass exodus from the war-torn region into neighboring countries.
  2. When news of the incoming storm filtered through, there was a chaotic exodus from the stadium.

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  1. There has been a huge exodus of medical professionals from the EU to the middle east due to poor working conditions in Europe.
  2. During the strike workers staged a mass exodus and walked out of the building.

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