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ascendency

uh sen duhn see

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

  • The Argentine, which covers Guevara's role in Fidel Castro's 1958 campaign across the Cuban jungle, ending in the flight of President Batista and the ascendency of Castro (Demian .
  • While the ANC has undoubtedly been damaged by the infighting, its dominance of South African politics is so complete that Zuma's ascendency to South Africa's highest office is .
  • This is a move to regain his old ascendency over the Transport Workers.
News & Articles

  • Fulham's new owner is American, but that isn't a bad thing
    Sixteen years ago, a rich outsider purchased Fulham when it was bobbing in the depths of the English football league, made aggressive promises about a planned ascendency, and then delivered on them, pushing the club from the nation's third division to the Premiership in just four years. Mohamed Al Fayed then oversaw a long period of consolidation, funding the club's now 13-season stay in the top ...
    July 17, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Andy Glockner: Fulham's new owner is American, but that isn't a bad thing
    Sixteen years ago, a rich outsider purchased Fulham when it was bobbing in the depths of the English football league. The outsider made aggressive promises about a planned ascendency, and then delivered on them, pushing the club from the nation's third division to the Premiership in just four years. Mohamed Al Fayed then oversaw a long period of consolidation, funding the club's now 13-season ...
    July 17, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
Quotes

  • John Scalzi in USA Today
    We seem to be witnessing a geek ascendency, whether it's with the ubiquity of toys like iPods or the appreciation of sci-fi entertainment,says John Scalzi, a sci-fi author and creative consultant to the Syfy channel's Stargate Universe....
  • Brett Ratten in Sydney Morning Herald
    I think our start was pretty good, we really peppered the goals and just missed opportunities,Carlton coach Brett Ratten said. "I suppose when you come interstate you need to put an ascendency on the board and get a gap to get some...
  • Brian Burke in USA Today
    The contact part of our game is on the ascendency, so I'm not surprised fighting is up,said Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke. "I don't think it's going to go any higher. We want physical hockey back, but no one wants to go...

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