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advertency

[ad-vur-tn-see] /ædˈvɜr tn si/
noun, plural advertencies.
1.
the state or quality of being advertent.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; advert(ent) + -ency
Related forms
nonadvertency, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for advertency

advertence

/ədˈvɜːtəns/
noun
1.
heedfulness or attentiveness
Derived Forms
advertent, adjective
advertently, adverb
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