Meaning of -ANCE in English

-ANCE

-ance BrE AmE ə n t s —Words with this suffix are stressed like words in -ant. Examples: con ˈ trive, con ˈ trivance; re ˈ luctant, re ˈ luctance. Exception: re ˈ connaissance.

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