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English definition of “by (sheer) force/weight of numbers”

by (sheer) force/weight of numbers

because the number of people or things was so great: The crowd managed to force its way in by sheer weight of numbers.
(Definition of by (sheer) force/weight of numbers from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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