noun Date: 1839 a flowing in <
the inflow of air
an inflow of funds

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • inflow — (n.) 1839, from IN (Cf. in) + FLOW (Cf. flow) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inflow — [in′flō΄] n. 1. a flowing in or into 2. anything that flows in …   English World dictionary

  • inflow — [[t]ɪ̱nfloʊ[/t]] inflows N COUNT: usu N of n If there is an inflow of money or people into a place, a large amount of money or people move into a place. The Swiss wanted to discourage an inflow of foreign money. ...the inflow of immigrants from… …   English dictionary

  • inflow — UK [ˈɪnfləʊ] / US [ˈɪnˌfloʊ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms inflow : singular inflow plural inflows an amount of something such as money or goods that comes into a place an inflow of foreign investment …   English dictionary

  • inflow — in|flow [ˈınfləu US flou] n 1.) the movement of people, money, goods etc into a place ≠ ↑outflow inflow of ▪ an inflow of funds from abroad 2.) [singular, U] the flow of water into a place ≠ ↑outflow …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inflow — noun a) The act of process of flowing in or into The inflow of air b) Anything which flows in or into Syn: influx Ant: outflow, outflux …   Wiktionary

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