rise to power

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the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne)


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He said that Australia should embrace rather than resist change, because China's rise to power was 'inevitable, so we have no choice'.
It's also complicated storytelling, needing at least some knowledge of the circumstances of Hitler's rise to power during the 1930s.
Tom Wilkinson plays one of the driving forces behind JFK's rise to power, Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, Senior.
Experts claim their rise to power came "in fits and starts".
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1923: The Munich Beer Hall Putsch - marked the start of Hitler's rise to power in Germany.
Could it be that Dixon, whose rise to power sparked fears of mayhem in the corridors of power, will turn out to be the man who delivers peace in our time?
Matthews fell in love with what he considered Fidel's "new deal" for the Cuban people, and his gushing, uncritical accounts in the paper of record were instrumental in the creation of Castro's mythic persona and his rise to power.
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I AM disappointed at the media's sanitization of British and American involvement in the rise to power of Saddam Hussain.
Alltagsgeschichte has less often been deployed in historians' attempts to understand Hitler's rise to power before 1933.
This period encompasses the major events leading to World War II, including the rise to power of Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin.
The downside is that women's rise to power may also reflect the struggles with joblessness, alcoholism, and poverty of many American Indian men.
He moved from the owner of a pest control business with a reputation as a party boy to become the most powerful man in Congress, today: The Hammer: God, Money And The Rise Of The Republican Congress charts his rise to power.
Brad Sherman, D-Sherman Oaks, said Blunt's rise to power is a loss for California.