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The boom has sparked a stampede to turn comedy into gold. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That was the moment that triggered the stampede. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And free seating can trigger a stampede. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That could lead to a stampede for the exit before the doors close. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And this collection looks set to cause a serious stampede. The Sun (2009)They made no prediction as to whether the results would trigger a stampede of young men eager to sign up for voluntary work. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Despite the fanfare that accompanied the announcement, the scheme may not trigger a stampede of investment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's hard to see how this could not trigger an enormously destabilising stampede for the exit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The last thing you want to do is find yourself stranded in a stampede of people all trying to leave at the same time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You would hope players on a football pitch would be protected at some stage rather than having a stampede of people on to the pitch. The Sun (2012)But she saves the day when she hits some buttons on a hand-held device and the herd stampede into an anomaly. The Sun (2009)Huge stampede for the exit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her fluid dresses and patterned tops caused a stampede when they were first introduced two years ago, and the range keeps getting better. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The annual stampede to buy presents for all the family will reach its climax this weekend with 20 million people searching the shops for the best bargain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The news that four key Chinese steel plants were cutting production this year by up to a fifth triggered a stampede, particularly out of mining stocks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The coalition's third attempt at seeking a sustainable fees regime is different, triggering a stampede by dozens of universities to charge the maximum fee from next year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Translations for 'stampede'

British English: stampede NOUN
If there is a stampede, a group of people or animals run in a wild, uncontrolled way.
There was a stampede for the exit.
  • American English: stampede
  • Brazilian Portuguese: debandada
  • Chinese: > 狂奔的群体人群或兽群的
  • European Spanish: estampida
  • French: ruée
  • German: Massenandrang
  • Italian: fuggi fuggi
  • Japanese: どっと押し寄せること
  • Korean: 우르르 몰리는 사태
  • European Portuguese: debandada
  • Spanish: estampida
British English: stampede VERB
If a group of animals or people stampede or if something stampedes them, they run in a wild, uncontrolled way.
The crowd stampeded and many were crushed or trampled underfoot.
  • American English: stampede
  • Brazilian Portuguese: debandar
  • Chinese: > 狂奔人群或兽群的
  • European Spanish: salir en estampida
  • French: s'enfuir en désordre
  • German: losstürmen
  • Italian: fuggire precipitosamente
  • Japanese: どっと押し寄せる
  • Korean: 우르르 몰리다
  • European Portuguese: debandar
  • Spanish: salir en estampida

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