from The Century Dictionary.
- Abbreviations of encyclopedia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A noun suffix having much the same meaning as -
ence, but more commonly signifying the qualityor state. See -ancy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- suffix Forming abstract nouns denoting
states, conditions, or qualities.
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