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suppliance

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[ suh-plahy-uhns ]
/ səˈplaɪ əns /
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noun
the act, method, or process of supplying.
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Origin of suppliance

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First recorded in 1590–1600; supply1 + -ance

Other definitions for suppliance (2 of 2)

suppliance2
[ suhp-lee-uhns ]
/ ˈsʌp li əns /

noun
appeal; entreaty; plea; supplication: He knelt in an attitude of suppliance.
Also suppliancy.

Origin of suppliance

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First recorded in 1605–15; suppli(ant) + -ance
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