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1stampede/stæmˈpiːd/noun
pluralstampedes
1stampede
/stæmˈpiːd/
noun
pluralstampedes
Learner's definition of STAMPEDE  
[count]
: an occurrence in which a large group of frightened or excited animals or people run together in a wild and uncontrolled way to escape from something, get out of a place, etc.
: a situation in which a lot of people try to do the same thing at the same time
2stampede/stæmˈpiːd/verb
stampedesstampededstampeding
2stampede
/stæmˈpiːd/
verb
stampedesstampededstampeding
Learner's definition of STAMPEDE  
[no object]  : to run away in a large group from something especially because of fear
   b  [+ object]  : to cause (animals) to run away in a large group
[+ object]  : to cause (a person or a group of people) to do something suddenly and without proper thought — often used as (be) stampeded into
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