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exodusnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈek.sə.dəs/

Exodusnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈek.sə.dəs/
the second ​book of the ​Bibletelling of Moses and the ​journey of the Israelites out of Egypt
(Definition of exodus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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exodusnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈek·sə·dəs/
the ​movement of a lot of ​people from a ​place at the same ​time: The ​hurricanewarning caused a ​mass exodus.
(Definition of exodus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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exodusnoun [S]

uk   us   /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 ​jobsoverseas.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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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