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English definition of “inflection”

inflection

noun [C] (GRAMMAR) specialized (UK also inflexion)     /ɪnˈflek.ʃən/
a change in or addition to the form of a word that shows a change in the way it is used in sentences : If you add the plural inflection '-s' to ' dog ' you get ' dogs '.Grammatical terms
(Definition of inflection noun (GRAMMAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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