Examples of ascendancy in a Sentence
the ascendancy of the government
a book chronicling the ascendancy of fascism in Europe after World War I
Recent Examples of ascendancy from the Web
Liberals have begun to make the same argument since the advent of the conservative ascendancy over the past few decades.
The administration’s trade hawks, including Messrs. Navarro and Lighthizer, have been in the ascendancy since mid-May.
In a sign of the nationalist ascendancy, Navarro has been mentioned as a possible replacement for Cohn.
In a fresh sign of the tech sector’s ascendancy, Twitter is slated to replace Monsanto in the S&P 500 before Thursday’s opening bell.
Saudi Arabia was finding a new ascendancy following Trump's election.
One near-certain outcome is the political ascendancy of Iraq’s Shiite militias, the most dominant of which currently lead the Popular Mobilization Force (PMF) and have extensive ties to Iran.
After her husband’s release in 1990 and ascendancy to the presidency of South Africa in 1994, the couple soon separated and divorced in 1996.
The suit was filed afterTrump’s ascendancy to the White House in 2016, from a state that voted overwhelmingly for Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
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In the course of a year, the sun appears to pass through the twelve constellations of the zodiac in sequence, and all the planets also lie close to the solar path. The constellation and planet that are just rising, or ascendant, above the eastern horizon in the sun's path at the moment of a child's birth are said by astrologers to exercise a lifelong controlling influence over the child. This is the idea that lies at the heart of ascendancy, though the word today no longer hints at supernatural powers.
ASCENDANCY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ascendancy for English Language Learners
: a position of power in which someone can control or influence other people
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