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ascendancy also: ascendency
American English: /əˈsɛndənsi/
British English: /əˈsɛnd(ə)nsi/

Translation of ascendancy in Spanish:


  • [formal] the Protestant ascendancy
    la supremacía protestante
    to have the ascendancy over somebody/something
    tener or ejercer ascendiente sobre alguien/algo [formal]
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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