Accumulation meaning

ə-kyo͝omyə-lāshən
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The act of gathering or amassing, as into a heap or pile.
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The definition of accumulation is the gathering and growing together of a thing, or accumulation can describe the things which were gathered together.

An example of accumulation is the process of gathering up all of the coins in the couch.

An example of accumulation is the collection of coins you keep on your dresser.

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

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

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The process of growing into a large amount or heap.

The steady accumulation of knowledge.

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An amount that has accumulated or been accumulated.

An accumulation of debt.

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An accumulating or being accumulated; collection.
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Accumulated or collected material; heap.
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(law) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.
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(accounting) The continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or savings.
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(finance) The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.
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The act of amassing or gathering, as into a pile.
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A mass of something piled up or collected.
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The addition to capital of interest or profits.
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Origin of accumulation

  • First attested in the late 15th century.

    From Wiktionary

  • accumulate +‎ -tion

    From Wiktionary