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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

ascension (countable and uncountable, 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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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French ascension, borrowed from Latin ascensio, ascensionem.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.sɑ̃.sjɔ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

ascension f (plural ascensions)

  1. ascent
  2. ascension

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ascēnsiō, ascēnsiōnem.

NounEdit

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

  1. ascent

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  • English: ascension
  • French: ascension
  • Norman: ascension