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influx

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noun in·flux \ˈin-ˌfləks\

Simple Definition of influx

  • : the arrival of a large number of people

  • : the arrival or inward flow of a large amount of something (such as money)

Full Definition of influx

  1. :  a coming in <an influx of tourists>

Examples of influx

  1. The city is preparing for a large influx of tourists this summer.

  2. The company has had a sudden influx of capital.



Origin of influx

Medieval Latin influxus, from Latin influere


First Known Use: 1626

Rhymes with influx



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