Ascendancy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈsendənsi|  American pronunciation of the word ascendancy
Brit.  |əˈsɛnd(ə)nsi|  British pronunciation of the word ascendancy

noun

- the state that exists when one person or group has power over another (syn: ascendance, ascendence, ascendency, control, dominance)

Examples

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

He eventually gained ascendancy over / in the group.

Butler established ascendancy over his critics.

He slowly gained ascendancy in the group.

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