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ascendancy

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Definition of ASCENDANCY

controlling power or influence over others <a book chronicling the ascendancy of fascism in Europe after World War I>
Synonyms ascendance (also ascendence), ascendancy (also ascendency), dominance, domination, dominion, hegemony, imperium, predominance, predominancy, preeminence, reign, sovereignty (also sovranty)

Variants of ASCENDANCY

ascendancy also ascendency
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