Significado de “accumulate” - Diccionario inglés

accumulate en inglés británico

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accumulateverb

uk /əˈkjuː.mjə.leɪt/ us /əˈkjuː.mjə.leɪt/

C2 [ T ] to collect a large number of things over a long period of time:

As people accumulate more wealth, they tend to spend a greater proportion of their incomes.
The company said the debt was accumulated during its acquisition of nine individual businesses.
We've accumulated so much rubbish over the years.

C2 [ I ] to gradually increase in number or amount:

A thick layer of dust had accumulated in the room.
If you don't go through the papers on your desk on a regular basis, they just keep on accumulating.

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(Definición de accumulate de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

accumulate en inglés americano

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accumulateverb [ I/T ]

us /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
noun [ C/U ] us /əˌkjum·jəˈleɪ·ʃən/

[ U ] the accumulation of wealth

(Definición de accumulate de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

accumulate en inglés de negocios

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accumulateverb

uk /əˈkjuːmjəleɪt/ us

[ I ] to gradually increase in amount:

While the deficit was allowed to accumulate, nothing was done to address the problem.

[ T ] to collect an amount of something over a period of time:

The table shows what you need to save monthly to accumulate $1 million by age 65.
accumulate/debts/losses/wealth The report also said a further 90,000 households had accumulated wealth of more than £1m.

(Definición de accumulate de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)