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-ancy

noun suffix

Simple Definition of -ancy

  • : the quality or state of being (something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of -ancy

  1. :  quality or state <piquancy>

Origin of -ancy

Latin -antia — more at -ance


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