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as·cen·dancealso as·cen·dence (ə-sĕn′dəns)
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|Noun||1.||ascendance - 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"|
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
ascendant, ascendent - position or state of being dominant or in control; "that idea was in the ascendant"
dominion, rule - dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar"
regulation - the state of being controlled or governed
monopoly - exclusive control or possession of something; "They have no monopoly on intelligence"
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