-ency definition

  • suffix:
    • Condition or quality: complacency.
    • Forming abstract nouns denoting states, conditions, or qualities.
  • others:
    • A noun suffix having much the same meaning as -ence, but more commonly signifying the high quality or state. See -ancy.
    • Abbreviations of encyclopedia.

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