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Pretence or Pretense?

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Exemple : ‘’I carried on under the pretence that I was helping.’’

The spelling of the word "pretence" varies depending on whether you are using British or American English. The spelling with a "c" is used in British as well as Australian and Canadian English.


Exemple : ‘’He dropped the pretense that he liked me.’’

The spelling with an "s" in place of the "c" is used in the American English version.

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