Definitions for Accumulationəˌkyu myəˈleɪ ʃən
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an increase by natural growth or addition
collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage(noun)
several things grouped together or considered as a whole
accumulation, accrual, accruement(noun)
the act of accumulating
(finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
The act of amassing or gathering, as into a pile.
The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.
an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors.
A mass of something piled up or collected.
The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.
The continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or savings.
The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.
Origin: * First attested in the late 15th century.
the act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors
the concurrence of several titles to the same proof
Origin: [L. accumulatio; cf. F. accumulation.]
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There will be a lot of that accumulation then, and then rain will come and wash it all away.
In Haiti, it's the back-to-back accumulation and combination of disasters that puts pressure on the government and the people.
One of the main causes of acne is an accumulation of dead skin cells and oil—which has nothing to do with how hydrated you are.
Are we going wait for the accumulation of grain and soy in some parts of the world, while people in other parts are dying of hunger?
There was a periscope through which the pilot could observe the tail assembly for signs of ice accumulation or mechanical malfunction.
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- Konkurrenz, AnhäufungGerman
- akkumulaatio, kasaantuminen, kertyminen, karttuminen, konkurrenssiFinnish
- opeenhoping, opstapeling, accumulatieDutch
- acúmulo, acumulaçãoPortuguese
- ackumulering, ackumulationSwedish
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