Ascendency - definition, transcription

Amer.  |əˈsendənsi|
Brit.  |əˈsendənsi|

noun

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

Examples

He eventually gained ascendancy over / in the group.

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