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English definition of “accumulate”

accumulate

verb [I, T]     /əˈkjuːmjəleɪt/
to increase in amount over a period of time, or to make something increase over a period of time: The chemicals accumulate in your body. to accumulate wealth/debtsCollecting and amassingIncreasing and intensifying
accumulation     /əˌkjuːmjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of accumulate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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