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Nouns ending in -ent

In these words the weak vowel sound in the final syllable is spelled with the letter e. There are many words ending in -ent. Here are just a few.

accident
I was given counselling after the accident.
agent
Bond is a fictional secret agent.
client
The businessman went to meet a client.
component
They lost a vital component of the machine.
consignment
A consignment of goods was sent from the factory.
continent
Africa is a very large continent.
crescent
The moon was in the shape of a crescent.
detergent
Detergent is often sprayed onto oil spills.
deterrent
An alarm system can be a good deterrent.
document
The document is not valid without a signature.
equivalent
Six tens is the equivalent of twenty threes.
incident
A large crowd gathered at the scene of the incident.
monument
The ancient monument is popular with tourists.
opponent
I should beat my next opponent easily.
orient
She travelled on the orient express.
parent
A child who has lost both parents is an orphan.
parliament
Politicians debate important issues in parliament.
patient
The clinician tried to diagnose the patient.
rodent
Rats, mice, squirrels and beavers are rodents.
talent
The footballer had natural talent.

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Learn about these words in Unit 33. Word endings: -ant, -ent, -ance, -ence

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