The definition of an influx is an inflow or the arrival of large amounts of people or things.noun
When twenty people arrive at your house all at the same time, this is an example of an influx.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a flowing in; inflow, as of a liquid, gas, etc.
- a continual coming in of persons or things: an influx of customers
- the point where a body of water, as a river, joins another body of water
Origin: Fr < LL influxus < pp. of L influere: see influence
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- A flowing in: an influx of foreign capital.
- A mass arrival or incoming: an influx of visitors to the city; large influxes of refugees.
Origin: Late Latin īnflūxus, from Latin, past participle of īnfluere, to flow in; see influence.