Definition of -ent in English:



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


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

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody