how to pronounce confluence

/ˈkɑːnfluəns/

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confluence is pronounced in three syllables

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kɑːnfluəns

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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

noun:

  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.

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