flow from sth

flow from sth
UK US flow from sth
Phrasal Verb with flow({{}}/fləʊ/ verb [I]
to be the direct result of an activity, decision, or policy: »

The job losses will flow from a global overhaul of the company.

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Benefits flowing from foreign investment are shared between both the investor and the domestic economy.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • flow from something — ˈflow from sth derived (formal) to come or result from sth • These changes flowed from the reorganization of the company. Main entry: ↑flowderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • flow — flow1 W2S2 [fləu US flou] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(liquid/gas/electricity)¦ 2¦(traffic)¦ 3¦(goods/people/information)¦ 4¦(speech/writing)¦ 5¦(of the sea)¦ 6 in full flow 7 go with the flow 8 go against the flow ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flow — [fləʊ ǁ floʊ] verb [intransitive] 1. if money flows somewhere, such as into a bank account or into a particular country, it is moved there: flow from/​into/​between etc • A record $10 billion in foreign capital flowed into Mexican stocks last… …   Financial and business terms

  • (the) ebb and flow (of something) — the ˌebb and ˈflow (of sth/sb) idiom the repeated, often regular, movement from one state to another; the repeated change in level, numbers or amount • the ebb and flow of the seasons • She sat in silence enjoying the ebb and flow of conversation …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) ebb and flow (of somebody) — the ˌebb and ˈflow (of sth/sb) idiom the repeated, often regular, movement from one state to another; the repeated change in level, numbers or amount • the ebb and flow of the seasons • She sat in silence enjoying the ebb and flow of conversation …   Useful english dictionary

  • drain — 1 verb 1 LIQUID a) (T) to make the water or liquid flow away from something: Can you drain the spaghetti, please? | Deep ditches were dug to drain the fields. | drain sth from sth: Brad drained all the oil from the engine. | well/poorly etc… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • drain — drain1 [dreın] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(liquid)¦ 2¦(make somebody tired)¦ 3¦(use too much)¦ 4 the colour/blood drains from somebody s face/cheeks 5 drain a glass/cup etc Phrasal verbs  drain away  drain something<=>off ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin:… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • draw — draw1 W1S1 [dro: US dro:] v past tense drew [dru:] past participle drawn [dro:n US dro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(picture)¦ 2 draw (somebody s) attention 3 draw a conclusion 4 draw a comparison/parallel/distinction etc 5¦(get a reaction)¦ 6¦(attract)¦ 7¦(get… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • release — re|lease1 W2S2 [rıˈli:s] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(let somebody go)¦ 2¦(make public)¦ 3¦(film/record)¦ 4¦(stop holding/drop)¦ 5¦(feelings)¦ 6¦(chemical)¦ 7¦(from a duty)¦ 8¦(machinery)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • draw — 1 verb past tense drew, past participle drawn PICTURE/DESCRIPTION 1 WITH PENCIL (I, T) to make a picture of something with a pencil or pen: Can I draw your portrait? | I ve never been able to draw well. | draw sb sth/draw sth for sb: Hans drew… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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