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ascendancy, ascendency (s) (noun); ascendancies, ascendencies (pl)
1. A position of power in which a human can control or influence other people: Michael gained ascendancy in the debate with his opponent.
2. A situation or condition that prevails when one person or group has control over other people: Jack and Susan weren’t getting along in their marriage because the ascendancy of Jack’s wife became quite intolerable in that she was very commanding and dominant in her ways.
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