Definition of 'inflection'
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Behind all the soul-searching lay a deep anxiety that the world is at an inflection point. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is like sending a text but with the benefits of inflection and tone that voice offers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The technical term for a change of grammatical case is inflection. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In other languages inflection for case is more common. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has hit an inflection point. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now we're coming to an inflection point. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A political inflection point needs more content than cadence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Though there is a hard road ahead, it is likely that we will look back on this moment as an historical inflection point. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sir, We are at an inflection point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Trends of 'inflection'
Used Occasionally. inflection is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'inflection'
British English: inflection NOUN
An inflection in someone's voice is a change in its tone or pitch as they are speaking.
The man's voice was devoid of inflection.
Definition of inflection from the Collins English Dictionary
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