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influx

[in-fluhks] /ˈɪnˌflʌks/
noun
1.
act of flowing in.
2.
an inflow (opposed to outflux):
an influx of tourists.
3.
the place at which one stream flows into another or into the sea.
4.
the mouth of a stream.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Neo-Latin or Medieval Latin influxus, verbal noun of Latin influere to flow in. See in-2, flux
Synonyms
2. incursion, inpouring, entry.
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British Dictionary definitions for influxes

influx

/ˈɪnˌflʌks/
noun
1.
the arrival or entry of many people or things
2.
the act of flowing in; inflow
3.
the mouth of a stream or river
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin influxus, from influere; see influence
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Word Origin and History for influxes

influx

n.

1620s, from French influx (1540s) or directly from Late Latin influxus "a flowing in," from past participle stem of influere "to flow in" (see influence). Originally of rivers, air, light, spiritual light, etc.; used of people from 1650s.

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