Meaning of -ENCE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ -əns ]

or -ency /-ənsi/

-ence and -ency are added to adjectives, usually in place of -ent, to form nouns referring to states, qualities, attitudes, or behaviour. For example, ‘affluence’ is the state of being affluent.


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