Ascendency

  • 1 Ascendency — is a quantitative attribute of an ecosystem, defined as a function of the ecosystem s trophic network. Ascendency is derived using mathematical tools from information theory. It is intended to capture in a single index the ability of an ecosystem …

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  • 2 Ascendency — As*cend en*cy, n. Governing or controlling influence; the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; domination; power. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] An undisputed ascendency. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Custom has an… …

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  • 3 ascendency — index predominance, prestige Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 ascendency — (n.) alternative spelling of ASCENDANCY (Cf. ascendancy) (see ANCE (Cf. ance)) …

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  • 5 ascendency — ascendancy / ascendency [n] domination advantage, authority, command, control, dominance, dominion, edge, influence, jump*, leg up*, mastery, on top, power, predominance, preeminence, prepotence, prevalence, reign, rule, sovereignty, superiority …

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  • 6 ascendency — noun see ascendancy …

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  • 7 ascendency — noun Alternative spelling of ascendancy …

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  • 8 ascendency — [[t]əse̱ndənsi[/t]] see ascendancy …

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  • 9 ascendency — n. superiority, supremacy; domination, control; ancestry …

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  • 10 ascendency — n. See ascendancy …

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  • 11 ascendency — as·cend·en·cy …

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  • 12 ascendency —   n. domination …

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  • 13 ascendency — noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her • Syn: ↑dominance, ↑ascendance, ↑ascendence, ↑ascendancy, ↑control •… …

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  • 14 ascendancy ascendency — noun (U) a position of power, influence or control: He slowly gained ascendancy in the group …

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  • 15 House of Wangchuck — Wangchuck Country Bhutan Ancestral house Titles Dragon King of Bhutan Founder Ugyen Wangchuck …

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  • 16 Armeno-Mongol alliance — [ thumb|Cilician Armenia was bordered by the Mongol Ilkhanate to the east, and the Crusader state of the Principality of Antioch to the South, another ally of the Mongols.] The Armeno Mongol alliance [Claude Mutafian describes The Armeno Mongol… …

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  • 17 Influence — In flu*ence ([i^]n fl[ u]*ens), n. [F. influence, fr. L. influens, entis, p. pr. See {Influent}, and cf. {Influenza}.] 1. A flowing in or upon; influx. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] God hath his influence into the very essence of all things. Hooker.… …

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  • 18 Sacerdotal — Sac er*do tal, a. [L. sacerdotalis, fr. sacerdos, otis, a priest, fr. sacer holy, sacred: cf. F. sacerdotal.] Of or pertaining to priests, or to the order of priests; relating to the priesthood; priesty; as, sacerdotal dignity; sacerdotal… …

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  • 19 Marwan II — The Califate in 750 From The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1923 Courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin Marwan ibn Muhammad ibn Marwan or Marwan II (688 750) (Arabic: مروان بن محمد بن مروان بن الحكم / ALA… …

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  • 20 History of South India — The history of South India covers a span of over two thousand years during which the region saw the rise and fall of a number of dynasties and empires. The period of known history of the region begins with the ancient period during which the… …

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