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slope upwards

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move up

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to move from a lower to a higher position

to move upward on or along

to attain a higher status, rank, or condition

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travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

go back in order of genealogical succession

become king or queen

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appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils

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go along towards (a river's) source

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slope upwards

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come up, of celestial bodies

move to a better position in life or to a better job

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Abdullah bin Abdulmohsen Al-Turki highlighted the major achievements that have been made within one year of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques ascending the throne.
The next landmark would be the 75th anniversary of her ascending the throne, when she would be the age her own mother reached.
It is his first official overseas trip since ascending the throne last year following his father's abdication.
On females ascending the throne, Hatoyama said he is proposing that a female empress be allowed only when there is no male heir and is not suggesting that a first-born child, be it male or female, should ascend the throne.
The Black Watch private was honoured in the Queen's first investiture after ascending the throne.
Islamabad, Rabi'II 03, 1437, January 13, 2016, SPA -- Chairman of Pakistan Scholars Council Sheikh Tahir Mahmood Al-Ashrafi, in his name and on behalf of Pakistani Scholars, has expressed congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud; Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdul Aziz, the Deputy Premier and Interior Minister; Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense; the royal family and the Saudi people, on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques ascending the throne.
Within six days after ascending the throne, King Salman issued 34 royal decrees, which included appointment of new ministers and officials.
Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent two cables of congratulations to King Philippe of the Kingdom of Belgium on the occasion of ascending the throne of the kingdom and his country's Independence Day anniversary.
King Norodom Sihamoni welcomed Nong Duc Manh, general secretary of Vietnam's Communist Party, to Cambodia on Monday, the king's first official welcome of a foreign leader since ascending the throne last Oct.
If he behaved with more sense and compassion, nothing could prevent him ascending the throne.
Beirut, Rabi'II 03, 1437, January 13, 2016, SPA -- Chairman of the Saudi-Lebanese Business Council Raouf Abu Zaki praised the major achievements in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the first year of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud ascending the throne.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman replaced the housing minister late on Wednesday, a day after pledging to speed up efforts to end a shortfall in housing units, in his first address to the nation since ascending the throne in January.
Nepalese King Gyanendra left here Tuesday on a weeklong state visit to China, his first to the Himalayan kingdom's northern neighbor since ascending the throne in June last year.
During the meeting, the minister highlighted the importance of the visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the United States, his first since ascending the throne, and its impact on enhancing bilateral relations between the two countries and the service of the Arab and Islamic issues.
King Salman's address to the nation soon after ascending the throne showed his resolve to continue with the policies of the late king.