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confluence

[′kän‚flü·əns]
(hydrology)
A stream formed from the flowing together of two or more streams.
The place where such streams join.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This conflux of nationalities was intentional, said Zeina Mezher, the national project coordinator for a new ILO campaign to protect the rights of female migrant and domestic workers, PROWD.
As such, Blooming Conflux is Tetkowski's answer to Voulkos' Rocking Pot, which began and ended the philosophical question of this broader conceptual system.
Louis via Conflux and go!-celerator, two local organizations he developed to promote regional entrepreneurialism.
The poorest Day that passes over us is the conflux of two Eternities; it is made up of currents that issue from the remotest Past, and flow onwards to the remotest Future.
Potential rating movements depend on a conflux of factors, such as how well capitalised the acquirers will be post-acquisition, how well they will manage the credit exposures arising from these expansions, and whether they will be able to reap potential benefits of diversification," said Mr Engin.
Potential rating movements depend on a conflux of factors, such as how well capitalized the acquirers will be post-acquisition, how well they will manage the credit exposures arising from these expansions, and whether they will be able to reap potential benefits of diversification," said Engin.
Our knowledge is confined to Our collective memory, the conflux of Our whisperings" (92).
The conflux of fear and safety, violence and refuge, that Wild suggests permeates this room and is consistent with Freud's theory of the uncanny and its positioning within the home.
Presented by Conflux, an organisation which promotes and supports Scottish artists, the festival takes place indoors at major venues including The Arches - the multi-arts facility where Conflux is based - but also spills out onto the streets.
The issues raised by Edward Hopkins in the last issue of Art & Christianity (p.9), in response to 'Conflux', deserve careful consideration.
By changing the orientation of the globe into a lifeworld, Habermas hopes to create continental spheres or communities (like the EU) where individuals "learn to mutually recognize one another as members of a common political existence beyond national borders." (98) Habermas favors the concept of a lifeworld because it diminishes the conflux of cultures found in any global network and replaces them with loyalty to "universal moral principles incorporated in a [quasi-national] constitution." (99) Yet, Habermas cannot let go of the embedded structure of the nation.
Located at the conflux of southern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans, the country's geography and culture appeals to all varieties of visitors, and its economy is supported by millions of travelers each year.