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English definition of “inflection”

inflection

noun [C or U] (SPEECH) (UK also inflexion)     /ɪnˈflek.ʃən/
the way in which the sound of your voice changes during speech, for example when you emphasize particular words: His voice was low and flat, with almost no inflection.Ways of speakingPhonology and phonetics
(Definition of inflection noun (SPEECH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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