Occupation of a position of dominant power or influence: the ascendancy of good over evil they have a moral ascendancy over the rich
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- The ascendency of Hardwicke's position was aided by two factors in addition to Fortescue's retirement.
- The problem of translation has become a moral question of linguistic ascendancy.
- Following his downfall, the conservatives in economic and religious positions are in the ascendancy.