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exodus

noun [S]     /ˈeksədəs/
the movement of a lot of people or things away from a place: an exodus of sth Trade unions are concerned by the exodus of jobs overseas.an exodus from sth There has been a mass exodus of workers from the villages to the towns.an exodus to sth There was an exodus of IT staff to internet startup companies.
(Definition of exodus noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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