advertency
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1646 1. the quality or state of being advertent ; heedfulness 2. advertence 1

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  • advertency — n. attention, mindfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • advertency — ad·vert·en·cy …   English syllables

  • advertency — ad•vert•en•cy [[t]ædˈvɜr tn si[/t]] n. pl. cies 1) cvb the state or quality of being advertent 2) cvb heedfulness; advertence • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

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  • advertence — noun the process of being heedful • Syn: ↑advertency • Derivationally related forms: ↑advertent (for: ↑advertency), ↑advert (for: ↑advertency), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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