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English definition of “descent”

descent

noun [C or U] (POSITION)    /dɪˈsent/
a movement down: The plane began (to make) its final descent into the airport. There is a steep descent (= way down, such as a path) to the village below.Moving upwards
(Definition of descent noun (POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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