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English definition of “declension”

declension

noun     /dɪˈklen.ʃən/
[C] a group of nouns or adjectives that decline in the same way: How many declensions are there in German? Rex is in the third declensionGrammatical terms [U] the act of declining a word, or the way you decline it → Compare conjugationGrammatical terms
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