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Definition of inflection noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    inflection

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ɪnˈflɛkʃn//
     
    [countable, uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a change in the form of a word, especially the ending, according to its grammatical function in a sentence
  2. 2a change in how high or low your voice is as you are speaking She spoke slowly and without inflection.
inflectional
 
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adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: inflection