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ascendant

noun ancestor, antecedent, for ebear, for efather, for erunner, genitor, praestare, pr ecursor, pr edecessor, pr ocr eator, pr ogenitor, sir e, summus
See also: ancestor, dominant, predominant, prevailing, prevalent, primogenitor, prosperous
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Si ganamos, tendremos una gran oportunidad de ascender.
ampliaron sus conexiones mediante matrimonios y mantuvieron sus vinculos de amistad y familia ya que estos fueron los que les permitian ascender.
Considera tacitamente que es posible ascender en la piramide social, que todos pueden lograr el llamado "sueno americano" (que muy pronto se ha convertido en el "sueno latinoamericano" y mas aun en el "sueno global") de progreso y superacion gracias al trabajo duro y que esto depende del individuo y de sus capacidades.
Vertical positioning in bold faces remains in the optical middle of the ascender.
The basic motion is a bit like swimming: Raise your knees toward your chin, sliding the foot ascender up.
A traves de sus audaces improvisaciones, Ziegler y sus complices logran manifestar, mediante variables formatos de duo o trio, el eslabon perdido entre el jazz y el tango, generos caracterizados por su mutua capacidad de ascender a un alto nivel de refinamiento sin perder su impetuosa expresividad callejera.
Ademas de la condena al colonialismo, escrita por Humboldt durante su estadia en Guayaquil a comienzos de 1803, y de su texto sobre el intento de ascender a la cumbre del Chimborazo, acompanan al Diario algunas cartas de quitenos ilustres incluidas las fragmentarias anotaciones del Biaje de Quito a Lima de Carlos Montufar, escritas por el procer quiteno durante su viaje con Humboldt y Bonpland.
In the mainly green and brown Ascender (2006), time and music seem to play in the spaces between the lines, their measured visual "sounds" slowly fading into that single fragile note heard at room's end.
La forma mas simple de prevenir el mal de montana es ascender gradualmente a una zona de gran altura.
In Impossible Is Nothing (all works 2005), the first projection, to the left, there was a video loop in which the logos of sports brands like Adidas and Nike could be discerned, along with their slogans (in English): IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING and YOU ARE FASTER THAN YOU THINK; and, in Spanish, DESAFIAR, CONTROLAR, ASCENDER, DOMINAR (challenge, control, rise up, master).
One of these was the letter thorn (centre right), pronounced as th and also represented as a but with a tall ascender.
With the help of a mechanical ascender, guides and novice climbers creep up ropes like inchworms into the forest canopy.