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as·cen·dan·cy

also as·cen·den·cy  (ə-sĕn′dən-sē)
n.
Superiority or decisive advantage; domination: "Germany only awaits trade revival to gain an immense mercantile ascendancy" (Winston S. Churchill).

ascendancy

(əˈsɛndənsɪ) or

ascendency

;

ascendance

(əˈsɛndəns) or

ascendence

n
the condition of being dominant, esp through superior economic or political power

as•cend•an•cy

or as•cend•en•cy

(əˈsɛn dən si) also

as•cend′ance, as•cend′ence,



n.
the state of being in the ascendant; governing or controlling influence; domination.
[1705–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ascendancy - the state that exists when one person or group has power over anotherascendancy - the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
ascendant, ascendent - position or state of being dominant or in control; "that idea was in the ascendant"
supremacy, domination, mastery - power to dominate or defeat; "mastery of the seas"
predominance, predomination, prepotency - the state of being predominant over others
dominion, rule - dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar"
regulation - the state of being controlled or governed
absolutism, despotism, tyranny - dominance through threat of punishment and violence
monopoly - exclusive control or possession of something; "They have no monopoly on intelligence"

ascendancy

ascendence

ascendancy

noun
Translations
nadvláda

ascendancy

[əˈsendənsɪ] Nascendiente m, dominio m

ascendancy

ascendency [əˈsɛndənsi] nascendant m
ascendancy over sb → l'ascendant sur qn

ascendancy

, ascendency
nVormachtstellung f; to gain/have (the) ascendancy over somebodydie Vorherrschaft über jdn gewinnen/haben; to gain (the) ascendancy over one’s fearsseine Ängste besiegen

ascendancy

[əˈsɛndənsɪ] nascendente m