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ascender

Translation of ascender in English:

intransitive verb

  • 2 [formal] (cifrarse) (gastos/pérdidas)ascender a algo
    to amount to something
    sus deudas ascienden a un millón de dólares
    his debts amount to or run to or come to or add up to or total a million dollars
    el número de detenidos asciende a más de 300
    there have been more than 300 arrests
    el número de muertos asciende ya a 48
    the number of dead has now reached 48
  • 3
    (empleado/oficial)
    to be promoted
    ha ascendido rápidamente en su carrera
    he has risen or advanced rapidly in his career
    ascender a algodespués de cuatro años ascendió a director general
    after four years he was promoted to or he rose to the position of general manager
    ascendió a capitán
    he was promoted to the rank of captain
    el equipo ha ascendido a primera división
    the team has gone up to or has been promoted to the first division
    ascender al trono
    to ascend the throne
Example sentences
  • Cada bloque tiene un costo similar al anterior que asciende a los 56 mil dólares.
  • La deuda asciende aproximadamente a 08 millones n. soles.
  • La inversión asciende a más de 300 millones de dólares.
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