Ascendence - definition, transcription

Amer.  |əˈsendəns|
Brit.  |əˈsendəns|

noun

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

Examples

...studied the ascendance of modernism in 20th-century art and design...

He eventually gained ascendancy over / in the group.

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