ascending Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /əˈsen.dɪŋ/
increasing in ​size or ​value: I shall ​list my ​objections to the ​plan in ascending order of ​importance. specialized biology movingupwards or to ​higherlevels, often used to refer to ​sensorypathways in the ​nervoussystem
(Definition of ascending from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ascending”
in Chinese (Simplified) (规模、价值等)上升的,增长的…
in Turkish yükselen, yukarı çıkan, başarı kazanan…
in Russian восходящий…
in Chinese (Traditional) (規模、價值等)上升的,增長的…
in Polish rosnący…
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