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Definition of "inflexion" [in•flex•ion]

  • Chiefly British Variant of inflection. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inflexion" in a sentence
  • "English has more inflexion and tonal variation, variance in levels of accent and length of syllables, all of which make it easier to hear though more difficult to speak, a reverse of the problems for a native Spanish speaker learning English than what I experience."
  • ""We are coming close to an inflexion point with respect to discretionary spend," said Mr. Dave of OC&C Strategy Consultants."
  • ""Even in the case of sovereign debt, there is an inflexion point beyond which fiscal deficits militate against growth," Mr. Subbarao said at a conference."