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noun     inflection pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the way that the sound of your voice goes up and down when you speak
  2. 2
    [uncountable] linguistics changes in the basic form of a word to show something such as tense or number
    1. a.
      [countable] the form of a word that is not the basic form
    2. b.
      [countable] an addition or a change to the basic form of a word


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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