1 act of climbing/moving up
ADJ. gradual, slow
VERB + ASCENT make The climbers made their ascent of the mountain without oxygen.
PREP. ~ from the ascent from the valley | ~ to their ascent to the summit
2 upward path/slope
ADJ. steep | long
VERB + ASCENT climb climbing the steep ascent on to the plateau | to a steep ascent to the village
3 becoming more important or powerful
ADJ. rapid | gradual | ~ to her rapid ascent to power
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