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Study the word list: -ancy words

Some words ending in -ant are changed to nouns by using the ending -ancy.

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accountancy
He owned a large accountancy firm.
buoyancy
He greeted everybody with much buoyancy.
discrepancy
There was a discrepancy in the company finances.
flippancy
There should be no flippancy during church services.
hesitancy
Hesitancy to answer questions might be seen as suspicious.
infancy
We learn to talk during our infancy.
malignancy
Malignancy is the presence of a cancerous tumour.
militancy
The crowds protested with militancy.
redundancy
Every year, many people face redundancy.
tenancy
I currently have tenancy of a flat in the city.
truancy
Truancy will not be tolerated in this school.
vacancy
The hotel only had one vacancy.

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


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