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valence

American English: /ˈveɪləns/
British English: /ˈveɪl(ə)ns/
  • valency
    Example sentences
    • The difference in the valence of phosphorous and silicon provides the free electrons needed for metal-like behaviour.
    • These data can only be explained if one assumes that the affective valence of the prime is processed, even though this is not necessary for the task at hand.
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