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-ify

1.
variant of -fy after a consonant:
intensify.
Origin
Middle English -ifien < Middle French -ifier < Latin -ificāre, equivalent to -i- -i- + -ficāre -fy
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British Dictionary definitions for -ify

-ify

suffix
1.
a variant of -fy intensify
Derived Forms
-ification, suffix:forming_nouns
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Word Origin and History for -ify

variant of suffix -fy used with stem endings in -i.

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