Spelling the endings ant, ent, ance, ence

Teaching point The same clues can be used when spelling nouns ending in ancy or ency:
Help spelling English word endings ant ent ance ence Help spelling English word endings ant ent ance ence
pregnant > pregnancy current > currency

Study the further examples in the table below. Press on the icon to help you learn them. Learning these nouns will of course help you spell their corresponding adjectives!

ancy as in pregnancy ency as in currency
accountancy
buoyancy
discrepancy
flippancy
hesitancy
infancy
malignancy
militancy
redundancy
tenancy
truancy
vacancy
absorbency
agency
clemency
complacency
consistency
decency
efficiency
fluency
frequency
leniency
proficiency
solvency
urgency
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