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English definition of “accrual”

accrual

noun     /əˈkruːəl/
[C or U] FINANCE an increase in an amount of money over a period of time : accrual of sth The accrual of interest begins when the funds are credited to the account .
[C] ACCOUNTING →  accrued expense
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