how to pronounce confluence


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confluence is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of confluence in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… pandemic so this confluence of events …”

meanings of confluence


  1. The proportion of cells, in a culture medium, that adhere to each other.
  2. In rewriting systems, property describing which terms can be rewritten with other, equivalent terms.
  3. The place where two rivers, streams, or other continuously flowing bodies of water meet and become one, especially where a tributary joins a river.
  4. A convergence or combination of forces, people, or things.
  5. The act of combining which occurs at the place where rivers and the lake meet.

confluence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word confluence occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics confluence can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that confluence can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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