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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrovedrove1 /drəʊv $ droʊv/ verb  x-refthe past tense of drivedrovedrove2 noun [countable]  1 droves2 HBAa group of animals that are being moved togetherdrove of a drove of cattle
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droveIn spring Weddell seals have their pups on the ice floes offshore, and seabirds arrive in droves.Instead, they stayed away in droves.And curious tourists there will be in droves.Which is why corporate executives are turning to speech coaches in droves.Their leaves fall in droves when the sun hits them in the morning, and then they settle on to white hoar frost.The hack drivers, who were present in droves, were a different breed.
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