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ascent (uh SENT) (s) (noun), ascents (pl)
1. A rising or climbing; an upward movement: The construction worker made a careful ascent up to the roof of the building.

The road made a sharp ascent to the top of the hill.
2. An advancement, a progression: The other employees were amazed about Margaret's ascent from secretary to president of the company in just five years.

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