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English definition of “amass”

amass

verb [T]     /əˈmæs/
to get a large amount of something, especially money or information , by collecting it over a long period : She has amassed a huge fortune from her novels . Some of his colleagues envy the enormous wealth that he has amassed.Collecting and amassing
(Definition of amass verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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