exodus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin exodus, from Ancient Greek ἔξοδος (éxodos, expedition, procession, departure). Doublet of exodos. From late Old English only as a proper noun, Exodus, the biblical book; use as a common noun is from the early 17th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛksədəs/, /ˈɛɡzədəs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

exodus (plural exoduses)

  1. A sudden departure of a large number of people.
    There was an exodus when the show ended.
    In the movie Submersion of Japan, virtually all Japanese desperately try to find any form of transportation out of Japan in a massive exodus to flee the sinking country.
    a mass exodus

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Verb[edit]

exodus (third-person singular simple present exoduses, present participle exodusing, simple past and past participle exodused)

  1. To depart from a place in a large group.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Exodus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛk.soːˌdʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: exo‧dus

Noun[edit]

exodus m (plural exodussen, diminutive exodusje n)

  1. exodus

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Latin exodus, from Ancient Greek ἔξοδος (éxodos). Doublet of exodos.

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exodus m inan

  1. (figuratively, literary) exodus (sudden departure of a large number of people)

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Further reading[edit]

  • exodus in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • exodus in Polish dictionaries at PWN