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inflow

Syllabification: in·flow
Pronunciation: /ˈinˌflō
 
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Definition of inflow in English:

noun

A large amount of money, people, or water, that moves or is transferred into a place: some enclosed seas are subject to large inflows of fresh water the firm experienced two years of cash inflow
More example sentences
  • However, this can only be achieved through capital inflows into the real sector and a high-level of export volume.
  • Managing the rupee by controlling capital inflows requires targeting portfolio flows.
  • This would be done through increasing the inflow of resources to support development programmes.

Derivatives

inflowing

1
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • For 750 years or more Cambridge has (with the exception of the odd revolt among the townsfolk) welcomed this seasonal human inflowing tide.
  • The maps were used to evaluate the ecological aspects of the studied ecosystem, such as the influence of inflowing rivers on the optical properties of the lake.
  • On the in breath, simply relax your stomach so that the inflowing air can effortlessly fill the empty lung space.

Words that rhyme with inflow

WicklowfurbelowAngelo

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