flexion

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See also: Flexion and flexión

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flexiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

flexion (countable and uncountable, plural flexions)

  1. The act of bending a joint, especially a bone joint; the counteraction of extension.
  2. The state of being bent or flexed.
  3. Deviation from straightness.
  4. (grammar, dated) The variation of words by declension, comparison, or conjugation; inflection.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flexiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flɛk.sjɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

flexion f (plural flexions)

  1. (grammar) inflection

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