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After n use tion or sion

After the letter n the sh´n ending can be spelled either tion or sion.

mention
Did I mention I'm going on holiday next week?
attention
The monotonous lecturer failed to keep the students' attention.
convention
We have a convention at work next week.
intention
I have every intention of improving my spelling.
invention
The storyteller was a master of invention.
prevention
They were raising funds for the treatment and prevention of cancer.
pension
Every month she moved money into her savings and pension fund.
tension
There was tension in the air.
extension
We are building an extension to our house.
expansion
The planned expansion of the shopping centre was met with resistance.
dimension
The dimension of the space was wrong for the sofa he wanted to buy.
suspension
The cars travelled over the suspension bridge.
apprehension
He felt sick with apprehension.
comprehension
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Learn about these words in Unit 28. Word endings: -tion, -cian, -sion

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Words ending in tion
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After l and r use sion
After s use sion
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