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inflection or inflexion (ɪnˈflɛkʃən)
 
n
1.  modulation of the voice
2.  (grammar) a change in the form of a word, usually modification or affixation, signalling change in such grammatical functions as tense, voice, mood, person, gender, number, or case
3.  an angle or bend
4.  the act of inflecting or the state of being inflected
5.  maths See also point of inflection a change in curvature from concave to convex or vice versa
 
inflexion or inflexion
 
n
 
in'flectional or inflexion
 
adj
 
in'flexional or inflexion
 
adj
 
in'flectionally or inflexion
 
adv
 
in'flexionally or inflexion
 
adv
 
in'flectionless or inflexion
 
adj
 
in'flexionless or inflexion
 
adj

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He stayed there for four years, a time he has described as a major inflexion point in his life.
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