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Brexodus

People leaving the U.K. as a result of the Brexit referendum

STATISTICS

IN THE PRESS

Der BREXODUS hat begonnen. Ein Fanal: Martin Roth verlässt das Victoria & Albert Museum. Er ist der prominenteste europäische Museumsmann, der London nun wegen des Brexits verlässt.

SZ - 5. Sept 2016

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BREXODUS: 'Brain drain’ fears as NHS workers seek to emigrate after Leave vote. The Sunday Post can reveal people have been flooding migration firms with requests to move to Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US amid fears about the aftermath of the decision to quit the EU.

The Daily Post - 3. Sept 2016

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Brexodus
noun

People or companies leaving the U.K. as a result of the recent Brexit referendum.

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Brexodus is an interesting new word combining Brexit (itself a combination of Britain and exit) and exodus.

Exodus is the movement of a lot of people from a place and is the second book of the Old Testament, recounting the departure of the Israelites from Egypt led by Moses.

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SYNONYMS

departure, evacuation, flight, migration, withdrawal, egress, egression, emigration, exit, retirement, retreat, exiting, going out, offgoing

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