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-ency

Syllabification: -ency
Pronunciation: /ənsē, n-sē
 
/

Definition of -ency in English:

suffix

Forming nouns:
1Denoting a quality: efficiency
2Denoting a state: presidency

Origin

from Latin -entia (compare with -ence).

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