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noun British English pronunciation: ascent /əˈsent/ 
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  1. 2
    [countable] a slope, or the path that someone uses to climb a slope

    the southeast ascent of the mountain

  2. 3
    [countable/uncountable] the process of moving to a higher level or position

    the plane's ascent to 35,000 feet

  3. 4
    [countable/uncountable] the process of becoming more important or famous

    her rapid ascent in the world of entertainment


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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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