tendance

noun
ten·​dance | \ ˈten-dən(t)s How to pronounce tendance (audio) \

Definition of tendance

1 : watchful care
2 archaic : persons in attendance : retinue

First Known Use of tendance

1573, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tendance

short for attendance

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“Tendance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tendance. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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