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outflow

noun [C] uk   /ˈaʊt.fləʊ/ us    /-floʊ/
a movement away from a place: I'm trying to measure the outflow of water/sewage from that pipe. The central bank has announced controls on capital outflows.Arrivals and departuresPeople who live or settle somewhere
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