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verb     stampede pronunciation in British English
/stæmˈpiːd/
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I/you/we/theystampede
he/she/itstampedes
present participlestampeding
past tensestampeded
past participlestampeded
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if a group of animals or people stampede, they all start to run in a very fast uncontrolled way because they are frightened or excited
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  2. 2
    [transitive] to force someone to do something without giving them the chance to think about it
    stampede someone into (doing) something:

    Don’t let them stampede you into anything – make up your own mind.

 
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