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-ence Syllabification: -ence
Pronunciation: /əns/ /ns/

Definition of -ence in English:


Forming nouns:
1Denoting a quality or an instance of it: impertinence
2Denoting an action or its result: reference reminiscence


From French -ence, from Latin -entia, -antia (from present participial stems -ent-, -ant-). Since the 16th century many inconsistencies have occurred in the use of -ence and -ance.

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