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as·cent / əˈsent/ • n. 1. a climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill: the first ascent of the Matterhorn. ∎  an upward slope or path: the ascent grew steeper. 2. [in sing.] an instance of rising through the air: the first balloon ascent was in 1783. ∎  [in sing.] a rise to an important position or a higher level: his ascent to power.

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