ascendancy/ascendency


ascendancy/ascendency
noun (control or power (over): They have the ascendancy over the other political groups.) pārākums; pārsvars

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  • Ascendancy — As*cend an*cy, Ascendance As*cend ance, n. Same as {Ascendency}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ascendancy — [[t]əse̱ndənsi[/t]] also ascendency N UNCOUNT If one group has ascendancy over another group, it has more power or influence than the other group. [FORMAL] Although geographically linked, the two provinces have long fought for political… …   English dictionary

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