ascent Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /əˈsent/

ascent noun (CLIMB)

[C usually singular] the ​act of ​climbing or ​movingupwards: She made her first ​successful ascent of Everest last ​year. As the ​plane made ​its ascent, we ​sawthicksmoke coming from one ​engine.

ascent noun (SLOPE)

[C] a ​slope, ​path, or ​road that goes up something: We ​struggled up the ​slippery ascent.

ascent noun (TO HIGHER POSITION)

[S] formal the ​fact of ​starting to ​becomesuccessful: His ascent topower was ​rapid and ​unexpected.
(Definition of ascent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ascent”
in Arabic صُعود…
in Korean 올라감…
in Portuguese subida…
in Catalan ascensió…
in Japanese 上昇, 登山, 昇進…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爬, 上升, 攀登…
in Turkish çıkış, yükseliş, tırmanış…
in Russian подъем, продвижение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爬, 上升, 攀登…
in Italian ascesa…
in Polish wspinaczka, awans, wzniesienie…
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