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incipiency

[ in-sip-ee-uhn-see ]
/ ɪnˈsɪp i ən si /
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noun
the state or condition of being incipient.
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Also in·cip·i·ence [in-sip-ee-uhns] /ɪnˈsɪp i əns/ .

Origin of incipiency

First recorded in 1810–20; incipi(ent) + -ency
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