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ac·cu·mu·la·tion

 (ə-kyo͞om′yə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act of gathering or amassing, as into a heap or pile: "Little things grew by continual accumulation" (Samuel Johnson).
2. The process of growing into a large amount or heap: the steady accumulation of knowledge.
3. An amount that has accumulated or been accumulated: an accumulation of debt.

accumulation

(əˌkjuːmjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of collecting together or becoming collected
2. something that has been collected, gathered, heaped, etc
3. (Banking & Finance) finance
a. the continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or earnings
b. (in computing the yield on a bond purchased at a discount) the amount that is added to each yield to bring the cost of the bond into equality with its par value over its life. Compare amortization2
4. (Education) the taking of a first and an advanced university degree simultaneously

ac•cu•mu•la•tion

(əˌkyu myəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of accumulating; the state of being accumulated.
2. an accumulated amount, number, or mass.
3. growth by continuous additions, as of interest to principal.
[1480–90; < Latin]

Accumulation

 an accumulated mass; a heap; a pile or quantity formed by successive additions. See also collection, hoard.
Examples: an accumulation of capital, 1843; of energy; of evils; of fortunes; of honours; of ire, 1490; of knowledge, 1760; of power; of snow; of waters; of wealth; of wrath.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accumulation - an increase by natural growth or additionaccumulation - an increase by natural growth or addition
backup - an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage; "a traffic backup on the main street"; "he discovered a backup in the toilet"
buildup - the result of the process of accumulation; "the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes"
deposition, deposit - the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
increment, growth, increase - a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"
2.accumulation - several things grouped together or considered as a wholeaccumulation - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
procession - the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden"
pharmacopoeia - a collection or stock of drugs
string - a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
wardrobe - collection of clothing belonging to one person
wardrobe - collection of costumes belonging to a theatrical company
universe, population - (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn; "it is an estimate of the mean of the population"
armamentarium - the collection of equipment and methods used in the practice of medicine
art collection - a collection of art works
backlog - an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services)
battery - a collection of related things intended for use together; "took a battery of achievement tests"
block - a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit; "he reserved a large block of seats"; "he held a large block of the company's stock"
rule book, book - a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made; "they run things by the book around here"
book - a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
bottle collection - a collection of bottles; "her bottle collection is arranged on glass shelves in the window"
caboodle, bunch, lot - any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"
coin collection - a collection of coins
collage - any collection of diverse things; "a collage of memories"
content - everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something; "he emptied the contents of his pockets"; "the two groups were similar in content"
tout ensemble, ensemble - an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole
corpus - a collection of writings; "he edited the Hemingway corpus"
crop - a collection of people or things appearing together; "the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
tenantry - tenants of an estate considered as a group
findings - a collection of tools and other articles used by an artisan to make jewelry or clothing or shoes
flagging - flagstones collectively; "there was a pile of flagging waiting to be laid in place"
flinders - bits and splinters and fragments; "it would have shattered in flinders long before it did that damage"
pack - a complete collection of similar things
deal, hand - the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn't hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"
long suit - in a hand, the suit having the most cards
herbarium - a collection of dried plants that are mounted and systematically classified for study
stamp collection - a collection of stamps
statuary - statues collectively
sum total, summation, sum - the final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
agglomeration - a jumbled collection or mass
gimmickry - a collection of gimmicks
nuclear club - the nations possessing nuclear weapons
cumulation, heap, pile, agglomerate, cumulus, mound - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
mass - an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)
combination - a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
congregation - an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together; "a congregation of children pleaded for his autograph"; "a great congregation of birds flew over"
hit parade - a collection of the best or most popular people or items of a given kind
Judaica - historical and literary materials relating to Judaism
kludge - a badly assembled collection of parts hastily assembled to serve some particular purpose (often used to refer to computing systems or software that has been badly put together)
program library, subroutine library, library - (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use
library - a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing
mythology - myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
biota, biology - all the plant and animal life of a particular region
fauna, zoology - all the animal life in a particular region or period; "the fauna of China"; "the zoology of the Pliocene epoch"
3.accumulation - the act of accumulatingaccumulation - the act of accumulating    
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
buildup - the act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
4.accumulation - (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporationaccumulation - (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
finance - the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets
net income, net profit, profit, profits, earnings, lucre, net - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
fund, store, stock - a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
stockpile, reserve, backlog - something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

accumulation

noun
2. growth, collection, gathering, build-up, aggregation, conglomeration, augmentation The rate of accumulation decreases with time.

accumulation

noun
Translations
تَكْدِيس، تَرَاكُم
hromaděníshromažďování
ophobning
akkumulaatiokarttuminenkasaantuminenkertyminenkonkurrenssi
felhalmoz ás
samsöfnun
hromadeniezhromažďovanie
akumulacijakopičenje
birikmeyığılma

accumulation

[əˌkjuːmjʊˈleɪʃən] N
1. (= amassing) → acumulación f, acopio m
2. (= mass) → montón m

accumulation

[əˌkjuːmjʊˈleɪʃən] n
[possessions, wealth] → accumulation f
[knowledge, evidence] → accumulation f
[substance, toxins] → accumulation f

accumulation

nAnsammlung f, → Akkumulation f (form); (of possessions, wealth also)Anhäufung f; (of evidence)Häufung f

accumulation

[əˌkjuːmjʊˈleɪʃn] n (amassing) → accumulo, accumulazione f; (mass, heap) → mucchio, cumulo

accumulate

(əˈkjuːmjuleit) verb
(usually of things) to gather or be gathered together in a large quantity. Rubbish accumulates very quickly in our house.
acˈcumulation noun
acˈcumulator noun
a type of electric battery.

accumulation

n. acumulación, amontonamiento; hacinamiento.

accumulation

n acumulación f
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