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outflownoun [C]

uk   /ˈaʊt.fləʊ/  us   /-floʊ/
(Definition of outflow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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outflownoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑʊtˌfloʊ/
the ​flow from something: an outflow of ​wastewater
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outflownoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈaʊtfləʊ/
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE the ​amount of ​money that ​leaves a ​company, ​industry, or country during a particular ​period : the outflow of sth Currency ​devaluationtriggered a rapid outflow of ​foreignfunds. Concerns over the group's cash outflow saw ​sharesfall 8.5p yesterday to 248.25p. Data ​shows that the net outflow from ​propertyfunds, is around 3.6% of the ​totalpropertyfunds under ​management. The ​chartshows UK inflows and outflows compared with France, traditionally also a ​biginvestor.an outflow of $4 billion/£350 million/17.5%, etc. Life ​assurancebusinesses have seen an outflow of £37m compared with ​positiveincome of £94m in the first half of the ​year.large/massive/significant outflow Bond ​markets received a ​boost from the ​massive outflow of ​funds from "​emergingmarkets" in the wake of the ​financialcrisis.
ECONOMICS the ​number of ​workers that ​leave a ​company, ​industry, or country: the outflow of sth Because of the outflow of ​workers to Western ​Europe, the ​realunemploymentrate is ​smaller than the ​official 12%.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 外流, 流出…
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