• Pronunciation of accumulation: AH0 K Y UW0 M Y AH0 L EY1 SH AH0 N (ə,kjumjə'leɪʃən)

  • Number of syllables of accumulation: 5

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  • Definition of accumulation

    • (n): the act of accumulating  
    • (n): several things grouped together or considered as a whole  
    • (n): (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation  
    • (n): an increase by natural growth or addition  
  • Examples of accumulation

    • Calcids is the accumulation of calcium carbonate in the soil.  
    • Accumulation in the eye may lead to retinal degeneration.  
    • The mode of accumulation is still uncertain.  
    • The object might change by the accumulation of rust.  
    • The biggest problem is simply the constant accumulation of links.  
    • Also note the accumulation of the white residue.  
    • Rapid bacterial decay prevents the accumulation of humus.  
    • It cures the accumulation of pathogenic factors in the chest.  
    • David Harvey calls this accumulation by dispossession.  
    • The second source concerns the process of capital accumulation.  

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