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noun inference pronunciation in British English /ˈɪnf(ə)rəns/ 
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  1. [countable] an opinion that you form about something that is based on information you already have
    inference from:

    It's impossible to make inferences from such a small sample.

    inference that:

    It's a reasonable inference that he would have told someone about his plans.

    make/draw inferences:

    They hope to draw inferences about how information is organized in a person's memory.

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