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7 November, 18:37

To spell the word occurrence, why is the final consonant doubled before adding the suffix?

A. because the stress is on the second syllable of the base word ending in consonant + vowel + consonant

B. because the base word ends with two vowels before the final consonant

C. because the base word ends in two consonants

D. because the suffix begins with a consonant

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  1. 7 November, 20:18
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    Because the stress is on the second syllable of the base word ending in consonant + vowel + consonant. its what separates the U from the E so it dos'nt make the word sound like (oh-cure-ence)
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