in the ascendant

idiom

Definition of in the ascendant

formal
: becoming more powerful : gaining more power The President's party is no longer in the ascendant.

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“In the ascendant.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20ascendant. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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