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noun 
  1. (grammar) a change in the form of a word that reflects a change in grammatical function.
  2. a change in pitch or tone of voice.
  3. (context, math) a change in curvature from concave to convex or from convex to concave.
  4. a turning away from a straight course.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: bocht(nl)
  • French: inflexion(fr)
  • Italian: desinenza(it)f
  • Spanish: (t, es, inflexión)
Etymology: From the English inflexion, from the inflexio, inflexionis (a bending away from); the variant spelling inflection is due to influence from correction.


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