inflow Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “inflow” in the English Dictionary

"inflow" in Business English

See all translations

inflownoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɪnfləʊ/ us  
FINANCE the movement of money or assets into a business, an economy, an industry, etc.: an inflow of sth The booming economy has attracted an inflow of funds from both domestic and foreign investors.growing/huge/large inflow Thanks to a huge inflow of venture capital into the business, it has moved far closer to commercial reality. a cash/capital/tax inflow The figure for portfolio investment is an average of inflow and outflow figures.
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 telecommunications firms. Britain chooses to import bananas from Caribbean ex-dependencies and to hold down the inflow from cheaper rivals.
Compare
(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…
What is the pronunciation of inflow?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“inflow” in Business English

More meanings of “inflow”

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More