Incorrect spelling, explanation: taking into account the origin of the word presence, we notice that it is spelled with one consonant s and vowel e after it, not consonant c. If you write a word in a hurry, you can add something to it, which is wrong. In this case, a similar situation has happened and
prescence is a misspelling. The correct form is solely presence.
Correct spelling, explanation: the word presence comes from the Latin praesentia via Old French. Considering the origin of this word, we spell presence with one s without c after it. The first known use was in Middle English and it has remained until today. Consequently, presence is spelled errorless and
prescence is mistaken.
Definition of presence:
noun, attendance; being in the place literally,
Your presence is required at the annual general meeting.
The test reveals the presence of the COVID virus.
When you buy the a apartment you have to sign in the presence of a notary.
Phrases with presence:
make your presence felt/heard/known – when someone has a strong effect on others,
Her new boss has really made his presence felt.
in the presence of (someone) – there is someone with you,
My daughter is afraid in the presence of strangers.
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