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descent / descenso
 
descent   [dɪˈsent]   -noun
1. (=going down)   descenso (m),   bajada (f)
(=slope)   cuesta (f),   pendiente (f)
(=fall)   descenso (m)   (in   de)
2. (=raid)   ataque (m)   (on   sobre),   incursiónoun (f)   (on   en)
3. (=ancestry)   ascendencia (f)   (from   de)
·of Italian descent
·de ascendencia italiana
·line of descent
linaje (m)
·he claimed descent from Peter the Great
·afirmaba descender de Pedro el Grande
 
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