Definition of influx
: a coming in an influx of tourists
Examples of influx in a Sentence
The city is preparing for a large influx of tourists this summer.
The company has had a sudden influx of capital.
Recent Examples of influx from the Web
Saturday's incident comes just days after President Trump delegated authority to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to set U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan, opening the door for a possible of influx of forces that could number in the thousands.
Almost 40 years after the Mariel Boatlift, top academics don't agree on how this influx of close to 250,000 Cuban immigrants affected Miami's work force.
All three have seen their business hit severely by the fall in the price of oil, which slashes the spending of Middle East travelers and also cuts the influx of business people lured by the region’s economic boom.
Credit the trade talk during the 2017 NFL Draft in April as well as the influx of three new rookie cornerbacks, namely Chido Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis, picked in the second and third rounds, respectively.
By the spring of 1967, everybody knew that there was going to be an influx of people … that there was going to be this mass invasion of young people in San Francisco.
The shelter at which Colon worked is an emergency influx shelter funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement serving unaccompanied immigrant children.
The new influx of cash also seems to be an opportunity to refocus the attention around Cadre away from it being the company Kushner co-founded.
An influx of job seekers can inflict a drag on pay growth.
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Origin and Etymology of influx
Medieval Latin influxus, from Latin influere
First Known Use: 1626See Words from the same year
INFLUX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of influx for English Language Learners
: the arrival of a large number of people
: the arrival or inward flow of a large amount of something (such as money)
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