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inflownoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈɪnfləʊ/
FINANCE the ​movement of ​money or ​assets into a ​business, an ​economy, an ​industry, etc.: an inflow of sth The ​boomingeconomy has ​attracted an inflow of ​funds from both ​domestic and ​foreigninvestors.growing/huge/large inflow Thanks to a huge inflow of ​venturecapital into the ​business, it has ​moved far closer to ​commercial reality. a cash/​capital/​tax inflow The ​figure for ​portfolioinvestment is an ​average of inflow and ​outflowfigures.
the ​arrival of a ​number of things or ​people in a ​place: an inflow of sth The ​area had a significant inflow of dot-com and ​telecommunicationsfirms. Britain chooses to ​import bananas from Caribbean ex-dependencies and to ​hold down the inflow from ​cheaperrivals.
(Definition of inflow from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inflow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 流入,涌入…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流入,湧入…
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