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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The patterns of stress and intonation in a language; A manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified; Deviation from a straight or normal course;

Usage examples (38)
  • "We targeted 1,313 for last week as a near-term inflection point, and we haven't broken it yet."
  • He seems to have picked up a certain Southern inflection in his voice that I hadn't noticed before.
  • The 4.5 MBS is down 2 ticks to 100-27, well within a nominal range around the long term inflection point at 100-28.
  • His inflection was a touch too elaborately incredulous. for more
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