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- 1 [Deporte/Sport] (de una montaña) climb, ascent ¿cuándo se realizó la primera escalada del Everest? when was Everest first climbed?, when was the first ascent of Everest?
- 2 (aumento, subida) su escalada hacia el poder es imparable his rise to power is unstoppable se produjo una escalada de or en la violencia there was an escalation of violence la escalada interminable de los precios the never-ending increase o/or escalation in prices la escalada alcista de la Bolsa the upward trend in the Stock Market
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.