con·​flux ˈkän-ˌfləks How to pronounce conflux (audio)

Examples of conflux in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the same time, a conflux of issues presents challenges: health insurers and politicians have stepped up pressure on prices; R&D is often expensive and unsuccessful; and competition from low-cost generics remains a threat. Peter Loftus, WSJ, 7 Sep. 2017

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Word History


Medieval Latin confluxus, from Latin confluere

First Known Use

1606, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of conflux was in 1606

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“Conflux.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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