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con·flu·ence

 (kŏn′flo͞o-əns)
n.
1.
a. A flowing together of two or more rivers or streams.
b. The point of juncture of such rivers or streams.
c. The combined river or stream formed by this juncture.
2. A gathering, flowing, or meeting together at one juncture or point: "A confluence of negative events conspired to bring down bond prices" (Michael Gonzalez).
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confluence

(ˈkɒnflʊəns) or

conflux

n
1. a merging or flowing together, esp of rivers
2. a gathering together, esp of people
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con•flu•ence

(ˈkɒn flu əns)

n.
1. a flowing together of two or more streams, rivers, etc.
2. their place of junction.
3. a body of water formed by confluence.
4. a coming together of people or things; concourse.
5. a crowd or throng; assemblage.
Sometimes, con′flux (-flʌks)
[1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Late Latin]
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Confluence

 a flowing together or the result of such an action; a merging; a large number of persons, animals, or things gathered together from various quarters; a concourse; a crowd; a multitude.
Examples: confluence of association [historical], 1856; of blood, 1635; of brooks, 1794; of dissenting clergymen, 1847; of all comforts, 1654; of ethereal fire, 1742; of young gentlemen, 1673; of grace, 1711; of joys; of shady lanes, 1863; of men, 1596; of particles, 1865; of people, 1818; of prosperous successes, 1606; of rivers, 1828; of rivulets, 1692; of visitants, 1751; of visitors, 1697; of waters, 1615.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confluence - a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)confluence - a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers); "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"
geographic point, geographical point - a point on the surface of the Earth
river - a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles"
2.confluence - a flowing together
blending, blend - the act of blending components together thoroughly
3.confluence - a coming together of people
merging, coming together, meeting - the act of joining together as one; "the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds"
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confluence

noun convergence, junction, concurrence, conflux The 160-metre falls mark the confluence of the rivers.
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confluence

noun
1. A converging at a common center:
2. The act or fact of coming together:
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Translations
مُلْتَقى نَهْرَين
soutok
sammenløb
KonfluenzZusammenfluss
összefolyás
samrennsli
santaka
saplūšana

confluence

[ˈkɒnflʊəns] Nconfluencia f
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confluence

[ˈkɒnflʊəns] n
[rivers] → confluence f
(formal) [events, factors] → confluence f, rencontre f
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confluence

n (of rivers)Zusammenfluss m
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confluence

[ˈkɒnflʊəns] n (frm)
a. (of rivers) → confluenza
b. (of interests, ideas) → convergenza
c. (crowd) → folla
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confluence

(ˈkonfluəns) noun
a flowing together of two rivers.
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con·flu·ence

n. confluencia, punto de reunión de varios canales.
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