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ascent

noun
     
as‧cent
1 [countable usually singular]DSO the act of climbing something or moving upwards [≠ descent]:
the first ascent of Everest
2 [countable usually singular]DSO a path or way up to the top of something, for example a mountain [≠ descent]:
a rugged and steep ascent
3 [uncountable] the process of becoming more important, powerful, or successful than before [= rise; ≠ fall]
ascent to
the President's ascent to power
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