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-ance Syllabification: -ance

Definition of -ance in English:

suffix

Forming nouns:
1Denoting a quality or state or an instance of one: allegiance extravagance perseverance

Origin

Representing French suffix -ance, from Latin nouns ending in -antia, -entia (from present participial stems -ant-, -ent-).

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