- A suffix signifying action; also, quality or state; as, assistance, resistance, appearance, elegance. See -ancy
- Added to an adjective or verb to form a noun indicating a state or condition, such as result or capacity, associated with the verb.
ally + -ance → alliance
perform + -ance → performance
reluctant + -ance → reluctance
- Added to a verb to form a noun indicating a process or action.
appear + -ance → appearance
resist + -ance → resistance
- Many words ending in "-ance" were formed in French or by alteration of a noun or adjective ending in "-ant".
- Caen, CanE, Cane, Cena, Nace, acne, cane
- Middle French: -anceFrench: -ance
- Scots: -ance (-ence)
- Forms nouns indicating states or processes, usually from verbs or other nouns;
- Suffix appended to words to create a neuter noun, usually to form a diminutive or as an expression of endearment, or to denote an object.
- [slang] suffix; derived from the word abundance. It's used at the end of any word specifying an abundant mass of things of the same kind, usually making a mess, disaster, very disorganized or used just to specify that you got a lot of the same kind.
- [slang] Currently ANC stands for "Accumulation, Nepotism and Corruption" and it represents the 'legitimate' government fraud scheme in South Africa.
ANC originally stood for "African National Congress" which was once upon a time a political party in the Republic of South Africa. Although they are still the ruling party, they have morphed into a mafia-like criminal syndicate.
- [slang] The ruling political party of South Africa.
Founded on principles of equality and liberation, the regime drifted into terrorism for a number of years before democracy was achieved in the '90s.
Shown to be increasingly corrupt and incompetent. Under the party's rule education, the health system, national infrastructure, the economy, the police, employment, etc have all gone down the toilet. It is well-known that the party is run in the shadows by the rich Gupta family. President Jacob Zuma, the party's current leader, has faced multiple charges of corruption, rape, racketeering, etc.
- [slang] SEXY ASF , smart, f funniest girl u never met, cute, understanding and give good advice,
doesn’t have a boyfriend but attracts boys easy, she has a rockin body and GIGANTIC booty, coolest girl you ever met! AND HAVE THE BEST MUSIC TASTE AND STYLE period!
- [slang] The ANC is a terrorist organisation that finally came to power in 1994 following a brutal bombing campaign which killed an estimated 20,000 people (mostly civillians and black political opponents). It is now a troubled ruling political party, which has overseen an unprecedented decline in South Africa's ranking on the UN Human Development Index from a figure approaching European norms down to a level more commonly associated with other sub-Saharan nations.
- [slang] Sexy af, tall, athletic, big batty girl, so beautiful, she is someone you tell something and can trust that they won't tell anyone else, attracts boys easily, words can't describe how perfect she is
- [slang] A blonde girl, that likes tall guys and ussualy cries a lot.
- [slang] African National Criminals - The most Corrupt political party in the world. They hate their voters, they steal from them and enrich themselves.
- [slang] Anceli is a strong, resilient, kind, well educated, creative & smart woman without losing her sweetness, a hopeless romantic who believes in love, and a happy life shared with the right person.
Anceli is artistic, sarcastic, has an AWESOME sense of humor, she is a good soul who is always willing to listen and provide good advice to others, she admires people with great emotional intelligence.
Anceli has a high awareness of the impact of emotions in the mind & spirit that's why her emotional intelligence is above average which allows her to not give importance to the hurtful words or actions of others and to not take things personally.
Anceli is a professional "personality-reader", she has a great ability to read people fast, to detect lies and phoniness in people as well as the love, compassion & good intentions in others.
She has struggled her whole life to achieve financial stability but it has been difficult for her to break the pattern of poverty she has lived in since she was a kid, but, nothing can stop her or kill the fighter she has in herself.
She loves expressing emotion, loves hugs, long kisses, and displays of affection from the man who pursues her love.
Anceli has never been in love, she hopes she won't die without experiencing loving a man & being loved in return.
Anceli is brave, a dreamer, a doer, a woman who will be completely happy when she wakes up without financial uncertainty & living happily with a man she falls in love with.
- [slang] Active Noise Cancelling, as a feature of headphones. A piece of technology in headphones or other gadgets that generates anti-noise to nullify or cancel out ambient sounds (mostly monotonous sounds i.e. humming) or noise from the surrounding.