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English definition of “accumulate”


verb [I/T]    /əˈkjum·jəˌleɪt/
to collect or increase something gradually, esp. over a period of time: [T] We’ve accumulated a lot of junk over the years. [T] He accumulated a fortune in the music business. accumulation    /əˌkjum·jəˈleɪ·ʃən/ noun [C/U] [U] the accumulation of wealth
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