What does -ence mean?

-ence in AZ Dictionary

(s) State or condition: dependence.
(s) Action: emergence.
(s) Same as -ance; having the condition or problem of.
A noun suffix signifying activity, state, or high quality; in addition, whatever relates to the activity or state; like in emergence, diffidence, diligence, influence, distinction, quality. See -ance.
See -ance, -ancy, and -ent.

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