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