affluenza /af:lu'ɛntsa/ s.f. [dal lat. affluentia, der. di affluĕre "affluire"].
1. [l'affluire di un liquido] ▶◀ afflusso. ◀▶ (non com.) defluenza, deflusso.
2. (estens.)
a. [il convergere di molte persone in uno stesso luogo, anche con sign. concr.] ▶◀ afflusso, calca, concorso, convergenza, folla, massa, moltitudine.  ressa.
b. [l'affluire di una grande quantità di cose, spec. merci, anche con sign. concr.] ▶◀ abbondanza, afflusso, ammasso, caterva, cumulo, mucchio, profusione. ◀▶ carenza, insufficienza, mancanza, scarsezza.

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