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part of speech: suffix
definition 1: a suffix that means "condition of," "character of," or "quality of."
"Friendship" means "the condition of being friends."
definition 2: a suffix that means "office" or "position."
When a person has an apprenticeship, he or she is in the position of an apprentice.
definition 3: a suffix that means "art," "craft," or "skill."
Penmanship is the skill of handwriting.