Definition of 'confluence'
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We seem to be faced with an uneasy confluence of two issues. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This small town lies at the confluence of two rivers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There was a confluence of rivers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Great teams are a confluence of many factors and by and large are an aberration, rather than the results of a predictable system. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The majority of those paths, along with main roads to the town, were closed by the swollen river confluence yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It explains the confluence of factors that made this corner of the West Midlands a place in which the modern world was forged. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The reasons for this are varied but they boil down to an essential confluence of two factors: it matters and it's uncertain. Christianity Today (2000)
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