ascendent

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ascendent (comparative more ascendent, superlative most ascendent)

  1. Upward in direction or proclivity.
  2. In power; controlling.
    • Grote
      Without some power of persuading or confuting, of defending himself against accusations, [] no man could possibly hold an ascendent position.

Noun[edit]

ascendent (plural ascendents)

  1. A person from whom one is descended.
  2. A position of power or control.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

ascendent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of ascendre
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of ascendre

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ascendent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of ascendō