out|flow [ˈautfləu US -flou] n
1.) when money, goods etc leave a bank, country etc
outflow of
the outflow of capital from the developed countries
2.) the flow of water or air from something
outflow of
an outflow of gas escaping from the main duct
the outflow valve

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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