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English definition of “ascent”

ascent

noun     /əˈsent/
CLIMB [C] a movement or climb up something: his first ascent of the mountainMoving upwards
BECOMING SUCCESSFUL [no plural] a time when someone starts to become successful: The book describes his rapid ascent from truck driver to film star.Successful (things or people)
PATH UP [C] a path or road that goes up a hill or mountain: a steep ascentPedestrian routes
(Definition of ascent noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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