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outfall

[out-fawl] /ˈaʊtˌfɔl/
noun
1.
the outlet or place of discharge of a river, drain, sewer, etc.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; out- + fall
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  • And, all the while, regulatory agencies were seemingly blind to the potential outfall.
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outfall

/ˈaʊtˌfɔːl/
noun
1.
the end of a river, sewer, drain, etc, from which it discharges
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outfall
  (out'fôl')   
The place where a sewer, drain, or stream discharges.
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