influx in‧flux [ˈɪnflʌks] noun [countable usually singular]
the arrival of large numbers of people, or large amounts of money, goods etc, especially suddenly:

• the annual influx of tourists

• In Frankfurt, stocks rose on an influx of foreign funds.

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influx UK US /ˈɪnflʌks/ noun [C, usually singular]
an arrival of a large number of people or things at the same time: influx of sth »

He is amazed by the influx of new businesses of every kind.


an influx of immigrants/labour/workers


an influx of investment/money

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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