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Definition of confluence noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    confluence

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkɑnfluəns//
     
    [usually singular]
     
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  1. 1(technology) the place where two rivers flow together and become one the confluence of the Blue Nile and the White Nile
  2. 2(formal) the fact of two or more things becoming one a confluence of social factors
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: confluence