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Pronunciation:  u'sendunsee

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[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"

ASCENDANCY is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: ascendance, ascendence, ascendency, control, dominance
 See Also: absolutism, ascendant, ascendent, condition, despotism, domination, dominion, mastery, monopoly, predominance, predomination, regulation, rule, status, supremacy, tyranny



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\As*cend"an*cy\, Ascendance \As*cend"ance\, n.
Same as {Ascendency}.

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