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ascendancy

as·cend·an·cy (as·cend·en·cy)

ascendancy (ascendency)

 
pronunciation:
sen dn si
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: the state of being in a dominant position; dominance.
synonyms:
ascendant, dominance
antonyms:
subordination
similar words:
advantage, dominion, hegemony, mastery, power, reign, sovereignty
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derivation: ascendance (ascendence) (n.)
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