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ascendancy

noun as·cen·dan·cy \ə-ˈsen-dən(t)-sē\

Simple Definition of ascendancy

  • : a position of power in which someone can control or influence other people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ascendancy

  1. :  governing or controlling influence :  domination

Examples of ascendancy in a sentence

  1. the ascendancy of the government

  2. <a book chronicling the ascendancy of fascism in Europe after World War I>



1677

First Known Use of ascendancy

1677

Variants of ascendancy

also ascendency play \ə-ˈsen-dən(t)-sē\


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