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flow

noun [C or U]
 
 
/fləʊ/
a situation in which a large amount of money or goods moves from one company, organization, or place to another: Portfolio investment flows generally equate to high interest rates.a steady/constant flow of sth The company is in the enviable position of having no debt and a steady flow of revenue.the flow of money/goods/resources State authorities welcome the flow of money from those seeking city contracts.
a situation in which information and ideas are exchanged between companies or organizations: Improving the flow of information between buyers and sellers makes markets more efficient.a flow of sth A shared sense of commitment to a project leads to a free flow of ideas and information. → See also audience flow, capital flow, cash flow, investment flow
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