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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the state that exists when one person or group has power over another;
- Example: "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
[syn: dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ascendancy \As*cend"an*cy\, Ascendance \As*cend"ance\, n. Same as Ascendency. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ascendance n 1: 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" [syn: dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control]