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inflected language

noun [C] uk   us  
a language that changes the form or ending of some words when the way in which they are used in sentences changes: Latin, Polish, and Finnish are all highly inflected languages.Linguistic terms and linguistic style
(Definition of inflected language from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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