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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Dominance; strong influence or control.

Usage examples (39)
  • The president used ascendancy to sway the voters.
  • The blue ascendancy is nearly as strong among Republicans as it is among Democrats.
  • Similarly, it doesn't matter which party is in ascendancy in Canada - Canada will not change substantially.
  • "American soccer is on a long term ascendancy - a win tomorrow would certainly help people appreciate that." for more
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