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transparency

trans·par·en·cy

transparency

pronunciation:
traenz pe rn si [or] traenz peI rn si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: transparencies
definition 1: the state or condition of being transparent; transparence.
antonyms:
opacity
definition 2: that which is transparent, esp. a photograph or graphic representation that can be projected on a screen.
Word Parts
The word transparency 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.