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Ascendency

Ascendency Meaning & Definition
Ascendency Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Ascendency?

[n] 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"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Ascendency: ascendance | ascendancy | ascendence | control | dominance

Related Terms | Find terms related to Ascendency:

See Also | absolutism | ascendant | ascendent | condition | despotism | domination | dominion | mastery | monopoly | predominance | predomination | regulation | rule | status | supremacy | tyranny

Ascendency In Webster's Dictionary

\As*cend"en*cy\, n. Governing or controlling influence; domination; power. An undisputed ascendency. --Macaulay. Custom has an ascendency over the understanding. --Watts. Syn: Control; authority; influence; sway; dominion; prevalence; domination.

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