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ency

abbreviation

Definition of ency



Variants of ency

or

encyc


-ency

noun suffix

Simple Definition of -ency

  • : the quality or state of being (something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of -ency

  1. :  quality or state <despondency>

Origin and Etymology of -ency

Middle English -encie, from Latin -entia — more at -ence


-ENCY Defined for Kids

-ency

noun suffix -en·cy \ən-sē, ən-sē\

Definition of -ency for Students

plural

-encies

  1. :  quality or state <inconsistency> <urgency>




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