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be in the ascendant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe in the ascendantbe in the ascendantformalPOWER to be or become powerful or popular a political party that’s in the ascendant ascendant
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be in the ascendantMr Tony Benn was in the ascendant.During this period, liberal ideas were in the ascendant.And Mr Desmond's Star is in the ascendant, a full 5.72 per cent ahead.
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