ascent

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of rising)
a. el ascenso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The ascent of the plane was pretty smooth, thankfully.El ascenso del avión estuvo bien suave, afortunadamente.
b. la subida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The old woman's ascent up the stairs left her out of breath.La subida de la anciana por las escaleras le dejó sin aliento.
c. la escalada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of mountain)
The mountaineers knew the ascent would be the most challenging part of the journey.Los montañeros sabían que la escalada sería la parte más desafiante de la jornada.
d. la ascensión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of mountain)
The adventurers expected their ascent up the mountain would take three days, but instead it took four.Los aventureros esperaban que tardarían unos tres días en la ascensión por la montaña, pero realmente tardaron unos cuatro.
2. (upward slope or incline)
a. la cuesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The ascent of this road is really treacherous.La cuesta de este camino es muy peligroso.
b. la pendiente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The steep ascent of the hill made the path challenging for hikers.La pendiente abrupta de esta loma hacía que la vía era desafiante para senderistas.
3. (advancement in social status)
a. el ascenso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The ascent of immigrant populations in the United States often ties to their educational achievement.El ascenso de poblaciones de inmigrantes en los Estados Unidos frecuentemente corresponde a sus logros educativos.
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ascent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of mountain)
a. la ascenso m, subida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
her ascent to powersu ascenso al poder
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ascent [əˈsent]
noun
1 (climb, way up) subida (f); (in plane) ascenso (m)
2 (slope) pendiente (f); cuesta (f)
3 ascenso (m)
...while his own career continues its inexorable ascent an internal revolution as daunting as their ascent to power ...Gray's ascent to the chairmanship of the committee
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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