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ascendance

uh sen duhns

  • n  the state that exists when one person or group has power over another

  • Europeans fret that Japan's ascendance could diminish their own global stature.
  • The LDP must now wait to see if Aso's ascendance will be enough for the party to regain the five-decade legislative stranglehold it lost last year in the Diet.
  • Obama owes those trailblazers a debt, but his ascendance was the product of something very different from those previous White House bids: not only was race not Obama's signature .
News & Articles

  • Kyrie Irving knows he's on a learning curve entering 3rd season
    Many great young players, from former Rookie of the Years to sophomore All-Stars, have been led astray by the inability to handle success. Familiar with the dangers of such a quick ascendance, Kyrie Irving doesn't want that to happen. It's why he's taking this summer so seriously. Behind a 23-point outing, the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard led his USA minicamp team to a 128-106 win in Thursday ...
    July 28, 2013 - SB Nation
Quotes

  • David Brooks in CNSNews.com
    Then, finally, some new reformist donors and organizers will emerge,wrote Brooks. "They will build new institutions, new structures and new ideas, and the cycle of conservative ascendance will begin again."
  • Chatterjee in Thaindian.com (blog)
    The conferment of these prestigious Academy Awards is a resounding statement of India's ascendance in the world of quality entertainment,Chatterjee said in a statement.
  • Frank Rich in Canadian Jewish News
    The real reason for Mr. Huckabee's ascendance,Frank Rich wrote recently in The New York Times, "may be that his message is simply more uplifting -- and, in the ethical rather than theological sense, more Christian -- than that of rivals...

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