Definition of -ency in English:

-ency

Pronunciation: /ənsē//n-sē/

suffix

  • 1Forming nouns:

    1. 1.1 Denoting a quality.
      ‘efficiency’
    2. 1.2 Denoting a state.
      ‘presidency’

Origin

From Latin -entia (compare with -ence).

Pronunciation:

-ency

/ənsē//n-sē/