how to pronounce ascendancy


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ascendancy is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of ascendancy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… but based on global ascendancy of …”

meanings of ascendancy


  1. A class of Protestant landowners and professionals that dominated political and social life in Ireland up to the early 20th century.
  2. Supremacy; dominant control; the quality of being in the ascendant.
  3. The process or period of one's ascent.

ascendancy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ascendancy occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ascendancy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ascendancy can be often used in the following areas:

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words that rhyme with ascendancy


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