- Also as·cend·ance, as·cend·ence .
- non·as·cend·ance, noun
- non·as·cend·an·cy, noun
- non·as·cend·ence, noun
- non·as·cend·en·cy, noun
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How to use ascendancy in a sentence
But Scott, in taking the parlance of the street to the SportsCenter desk, helped affirm its ascendance.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott | Stereo Williams | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the Acropolis has a long and tumultuous history surrounding the brief ascendance of classical Athens.
Data eclipsed God in 1973, and its continuing ascendance suggests a culture that treats it as a surrogate divinity.
Not that this bigotry was an obstacle to his ascendance in the Republican Party.
And he came back with a vengeance: his arguably greatest triumphs, including the ascendance of Fox News, were still to come.
You only could have corrected my errours; you, by your ascendance over my feelings, might have refined them into virtues.The Wanderer (Volume 1 of 5) | Fanny Burney
With meritocracy in the ascendance, aristocracy was in descent.After the Rain | Sam Vaknin
Now, had peace been maintained all this was impossible; moreover the ascendance of the party was compromised.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 3 (of 6) | Hippolyte A. Taine
British Dictionary definitions for ascendancy
the condition of being dominant, esp through superior economic or political power
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