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accumulate

verb
 
 
/əˈkjuːmjəleɪt/
[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.
Translations of “accumulate”
in Vietnamese thu gom…
in Spanish acumularse…
in Thai สะสม…
in Malaysian berlonggok…
in French (s’)accumuler…
in German sich anhäufen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 積累, 積聚, 積攢…
in Indonesian terkumpul…
in Russian накапливать(ся)…
in Turkish biriktirmek, artırmak, tasarruf etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 积累, 积聚, 积攒…
in Polish gromadzić (się)…
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