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equivalency

e·quiv·a·len·cy

equivalency

pronunciation:
ih kwI v ln si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: equivalencies
definition: the condition of being equal in value.
She is studying for her high school equivalency.
Word Parts
The word equivalency contains the following part:
-ance, -ence, -ency, -ancy Latin noun-forming suffix that means state, quality, or act of
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The suffix group -ance , -ence , -ency , -ancy attaches to verbs and Latin verb stems to create nouns. The suffix -ance is usually attached to whole English words, whereas -ence is usually attached to roots: compare eloquence and acceptance . For most nouns ending in -ance , -ence , -ency , -ancy , there is a correponsponding adjective form ending in -ant, -ent.