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əˌkyu myəˈleɪ ʃənac·cu·mu·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accretion, accumulation(noun)

    an increase by natural growth or addition

  2. collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage(noun)

    several things grouped together or considered as a whole

  3. accumulation, accrual, accruement(noun)

    the act of accumulating

  4. accumulation(noun)

    (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation

Wiktionary

  1. accumulation(Noun)

    The act of amassing or gathering, as into a pile.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 15th century.

  2. accumulation(Noun)

    The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.

    an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 15th century.

  3. accumulation(Noun)

    A mass of something piled up or collected.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 15th century.

  4. accumulation(Noun)

    The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 15th century.

  5. accumulation(Noun)

    The continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or savings.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 15th century.

  6. accumulation(Noun)

    The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.

    Etymology: * First attested in the late 15th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accumulation(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [L. accumulatio; cf. F. accumulation.]

  2. Accumulation(noun)

    the concurrence of several titles to the same proof

    Etymology: [L. accumulatio; cf. F. accumulation.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accumulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accumulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of accumulation in a Sentence

  1. Donald Graham:

    We've got an accumulation of vegetation. Our area was burned 50-70 years ago and it has not burned since, and at some point it will burn, it just needs a few things to come together, a few dry years and some lightning and neither of those are peculiar to the Australian landscape.

  2. Hovhannes Guevorkian:

    There is an accumulation of Azeri forces all along the front line especially in the north and south of the country.

  3. President Cristina Kirchner:

    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?

  4. Andy Sieg:

    It's critical for us to have the right wealth management solution to meet the needs of investors at every age, and every stage of their wealth accumulation.

  5. William Rizzo:

    We think [the cause of SLS] is the accumulation of that fatty aldehyde harming the function of other molecules in the cell.

Images & Illustrations of accumulation

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