Definition of -ent in English:

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-ent

Pronunciation: /ənt/ Pronunciation: /nt/

suffix

1(Forming adjectives) denoting an occurrence of action: refluent
1.1Denoting a state: convenient
2(Forming nouns) denoting an agent: coefficient

Origin

From French, or from the Latin present participial verb stem -ent- (see also -ant).

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Syllabification: -ent

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