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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (which rises)
a. rising
El ritmo ascendente de la canción anticipa el estribillo.The rising rhythm of the song anticipates the chorus.
b. upward
Las flechas ascendentes en el mapa del tiempo indican que las temperaturas subirán.The upward arrows on the weather map show that the temperatures are increasing.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (astrology)
a. ascendant
Según los astrólogos, el ascendente zodiacal define tu personalidad.According to astrologists, the zodiac ascendant defines your personality.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. rising
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (en astrología)
a. ascendant
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[+movimiento] ascending; [+tendencia] rising; increasing
en una curva ascendente in an upward curve; la carrera ascendente del pistón the upstroke of the piston; el tren ascendente the up train
(Zodíaco) ascendant
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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