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mass movement (mæs ˈmuːvmənt) 



  1. a movement in which large numbers of people are involved   ⇒ The Church for them was not a mass movement in which individuals were lost.

Example Sentences Including 'mass movement'

And there has not been any mass movement of troops in recent days, suggesting one of two scenarios.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Between 1919 and 1922 the Bolshevik Party became a mass movement of 700,000 members, by no means all of whom were still revolutionary.
Grenville, J. A. S. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century
From the room above emerged the sound of mass movement : the terata were coming.
I felt the rush of mass movement as we all sank to our knees, then bowed forwards so that our foreheads touched the ground.
Harris, Elizabeth Time of the Wolf
In short, you have to want to be part of a crowd and enjoy the power of being part of a mass movement , a mob, a huge crowd.
Globe and Mail (2003)
The mass movement away from the fixed-rate loan market is bad news for borrowers but there is very little that they can do.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
What has given Laloo some hope is the fact that the statewide bjp-Samata campaign against him has not turned into a mass movement yet.
India Today (1997)


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