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  • verb

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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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It was the first time King Abdullah had named a cabinet since ascending the throne in August 2005 after the death of his brother, King Fahd.
Among them are: the establishment of a centralized government, the rising influence of Confucianism, the frequency of a young child ascending the throne as the Han emperor, as well as the development of Han cosmology which corresponds the universe to human development.
Emperor Hirohito, posthumously called Emperor Showa, visited Yasukuni Shrine in 1975, but his son Emperor Akihito has not gone there since ascending the throne in 1989.
The boys' father would become King Edward VII, but Wright's fictitious Prince Eddy dies before ascending the throne.
THE Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday acknowledged there was a 'real debate' over the future of the 299-year-old Act of Settlement which prevents Roman Catholics and other non-Protestants ascending the throne.
THE leader of the Church of England yesterday backed Cardinal Thomas Winning's call for a debate on the 300-year-old barrier to Roman Catholics ascending the throne.
Then a century ago, the imperial code was changed to forbid a woman from 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.
The next landmark would be the 75th anniversary of her ascending the throne, when she would be the age her own mother reached.
Those who expressed congratulations to the monarch on the 7th anniversary of ascending the throne were the Saudi ambassador to the U.
In the remaining three options, however, males are given precedence over females in ascending the throne, which spawned speculation that the government is still looking for ways to preserve the male-dominant line in the event that the crown prince and princess eventually have a son, analysts say.
The Black Watch private was honoured in the Queen's first investiture after 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.