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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexodusex‧o‧dus /ˈeksədəs/ noun [singular]  LEAVE YOUR HOME/COUNTRYa situation in which a lot of people leave a particular place at the same timeexodus of A massive exodus of doctors is forcing the government to recruit from abroad.exodus from/to the exodus from the countryside to the towns in the 19th century I joined the mass exodus for drinks during the interval.
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exodusAn exodus from California is by no means inevitable.The island is facing a mass exodus of its young people.As a historical event the exodus was definitive.He remembered every critical date in the war, and in the exodus that followed it, with this kind of precision.Each wild rumour adds new impetus to the exodus.The exodus of refugees continued throughout the autumn.It was just after noon on a Friday when I arrived so the weekend exodus was just starting.exodus from/toIt's like an exodus from a spoiled country, she marvelled.So the story behind the statistical shift from self-employment to wage labour is one of an exodus from the land.All in all, quite an exodus from the Land of the Long White Cloud.An exodus from California is by no means inevitable.Many evacuees went home during that first winter, but when the blitz began, there was another exodus from London.Pleasanton built a business park that ignited a commercial exodus from several Bay Area cities and sent its real estate skyrocketing.Is this the beginning of a mass exodus from Centre City?The emergence of a more fully developed Asiatic society among the Mormons had to await their exodus to the Intermountain West.
ExodusExodus  the second book of the Old Testament of the Bible, which tells the story of the Exodus, the journey out of Egypt to the promised land, made by moses and the israelites
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