[ in-fluhks ]
/ ˈɪnˌflʌks /


act of flowing in.
an inflow (opposed to outflux): an influx of tourists.
the place at which one stream flows into another or into the sea.
the mouth of a stream.

Origin of influx

1620–30; < New Latin or Medieval Latin influxus, verbal noun of Latin influere to flow in. See in-2, flux Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for influx

/ (ˈɪnˌflʌks) /


the arrival or entry of many people or things
the act of flowing in; inflow
the mouth of a stream or river

Word Origin for influx

C17: from Late Latin influxus, from influere; see influence
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