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ascendverb

uk   us   /əˈsend/ formal
  • ascend verb (HIGHER POSITION)

[I] to ​rise to a ​position of ​higherrank: He ​eventually ascended to the ​position of ​chiefexecutive.
(Definition of ascend from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ascendverb [I/T]

 us   /əˈsend/
to move up or ​climb something: [T] They ​slowly ascended the ​steeppath up the ​mountain. [I] A ​longflight of ​steps ascends (= ​leads up) to the ​door of the ​museum.
(Definition of ascend from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ascend”
in Korean 올라가다…
in Arabic يَصعَد…
in Malaysian naik…
in French s’élever…
in Russian восходить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 上升, 攀登, 登上…
in Italian ascendere, salire…
in Turkish yükselmek, yukarı çıkmak, tırmanmak…
in Polish wznosić (się)…
in Spanish subir, ascender, elevarse…
in Vietnamese đi lên, bốc lên…
in Portuguese ascender, subir…
in Thai ปีน, ขึ้น…
in German aufsteigen…
in Catalan pujar…
in Japanese 上がる, 登る, 昇進する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 上升, 攀登, 登上…
in Indonesian naik, mendaki…
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