Definition of -ency in English:

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Pronunciation: /ənsē/ Pronunciation: /n-sē/


Forming nouns:
1Denoting a quality: efficiency
2Denoting a state: presidency


From Latin -entia (compare with -ence).

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Syllabification: -ency

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