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incipiency

[in-sip-ee-uh n-see] /ɪnˈsɪp i ən si/
noun
1.
the state or condition of being incipient.
Also, incipience.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; incipi(ent) + -ency
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Word Origin and History for incipience
n.

1864; see incipient + -ence. Incipiency is from 1817.

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