ascension

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Borrowing from Old French ascension, from Latin ascēnsiō, ascēnsiōnem (ascent).

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ascension (plural ascensions)

  1. The act of ascending; an ascent.
    The ascension of the hot-air balloon gave us a better view.
  2. That which rises, as from distillation.
    • Sir Thomas Browne
      vaporous ascensions from the stomach

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ascēnsiō, ascēnsiōnem.

Noun[edit]

ascension f (oblique plural ascensions, nominative singular ascension, nominative plural ascensions)

  1. ascent

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