postulancy
noun (plural -cies) Date: circa 1883 1. the quality or state of being a postulant 2. the period during which a person remains a postulant

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  • postulancy — /pos cheuh leuhn see/, n., pl. postulancies. the period or state of being a postulant, esp. in a religious order. Also, postulance. [1880 85; POSTUL(ANT) + ANCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • postulancy — pos·tu·lan·cy …   English syllables

  • postulancy — /ˈpɒstʃələnsi/ (say poschuhluhnsee) noun the period or condition of being a postulant, especially in a religious order …   Australian English dictionary

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