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ascendancynoun [U]

(also ascendency) uk   us   /əˈsen.dən.si/ formal
a position of power, strength, or success: They are in danger of losing their political ascendancy (= controlling power). Supporters of the proposal are currently in the ascendancy over its opponents (= are more powerful than them).
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