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Definition 1: the state that exists when one person or group has power over another - [noun denoting state]

Samples where ascendancy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

Synonyms for ascendancy in the sense of this definition

(ascendancy is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of ascendancy ) position or state of being dominant or in control

"that idea was in the ascendant"

(... is a kind of ascendancy ) power to dominate or defeat

"mastery of the seas"

(... is a kind of ascendancy ) the state of being predominant over others

(... is a kind of ascendancy ) dominance or power through legal authority

"France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa" "the rule of Caesar"

(... is a kind of ascendancy ) the state of being controlled or governed

(... is a kind of ascendancy ) dominance through threat of punishment and violence

(... is a kind of ascendancy ) exclusive control or possession of something

"They have no monopoly on intelligence"

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