rise to power


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Noun1.rise to power - the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne)rise to power - the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne); "Elizabeth's accession in 1558"
attainment - the act of achieving an aim; "the attainment of independence"
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Henry VII, indeed, did not love him, so More did not rise to power while he lived.
This "scabby one" rowed at the oar as a slave of the Grand Signor's for fourteen years, and when over thirty-four years of age, in resentment at having been struck by a Turk while at the oar, turned renegade and renounced his faith in order to be able to revenge himself; and such was his valour that, without owing his advancement to the base ways and means by which most favourites of the Grand Signor rise to power, he came to be king of Algiers, and afterwards general-on-sea, which is the third place of trust in the realm.
Suppose she is the daughter of an auctioneer," said the Comtesse Feraud, smiling, "that will not hinder her husband's rise to power.
Murphy said, "We examine how these people rise to power - they're idiots.
Charting the Corleone crime family's rise to power in New York, the epic gangster film topped the poll of 20,000 readers of Empire movie magazine.
Though there have been widespread protests, violent in some cases, in the US, and there have been expressions of fear by world leaders, after Mr Trump's rise to power, the results of the US elections cannot be altered.
Now with the rise to power of the new Canadian government, hopes are seen on both sides that Ottawa would modify its policy of antagonism against Iran.
We've already seen the more public signs of that 2002 move--Daesh's sweeping rise to power and the disintegration of the Iraqi army, to name a few.
50 Brecht's satire, by turns savage and hilarious, in which Hitler's rise to power is paralleled to Chicago gangster Arturo Ui.
This book examines the phenomenon of female political leadership in Asia, by means of cases studies focused on individual women, their political histories, and the contexts of their rise to power and use of power.
Shahbaz said by the Grace of Allah, the sun of May 11, 2013 would herald the day of PML-N's rise to power.
The author traces Hitler's relations with and attitudes towards the city between his first visit during the Great War to his rise to power in 1933 while also following the development of Nazism within Berlin.