Definition of 'accumulation'
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Property has been a reliable ladder to wealth accumulation in recent decades, but a trend is only a trend until it stops. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This change in public opinion is partly due to the sheer accumulation of evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The result was the increasing accumulation of capital on a grand scale. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)What results is an accumulation of knowledge without wisdom. Christianity Today (2000)Their ambitions go far beyond physical reconstruction and the accumulation of wealth. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ownership of capital is the source of profits and hence the source of further accumulation of capital. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)Scientific advance allowed the accumulation of knowledge which could be applied to the machine process. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)The motivation is not the accumulation of personal wealth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Nor do they seek to explain race relations in terms of class inequalities or capital accumulation. Critical Social Research (1990)The downside was his sudden accumulation of wealth as tech stocks soared and the attention it brought. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The basic propositions derived from the model concern the successive stages of output specialization that accompany capital accumulation. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)This accumulation of debt has been accompanied by a massive transfer of natural resources from the poor world to the rich world. THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)That will cover all discretionary or accumulation trust income over 1,000 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)National debt An accumulation of annual deficits. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet he also realized that the step from the accumulation of knowledge to its employment in social action required something other than science. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)In such countries, "the accumulation of capital has reached gigantic proportions. The Sociology of Modernization and Development (1988)First, the massive accumulation of public debt will need to be offset by cuts in public spending. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But during the initial period, the rich world will suffer from trade deficits and the accumulation of debt. THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)An accumulation of debt has caused investors to worry that Portugal will not be able to pay back the money. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The great appeal of Marxism to the working man was precisely that it presented capital accumulation as exploitation and as unnecessary. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)It's an accumulation of experience. The Sun (2015)They are forced into cooperation within the tribe by the erratic ecology of the lands they inhabit and their consequent inability to sustain the accumulation of wealth. THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)Usually a government economic policy aimed at reducing government deficits and the accumulation of debt, by reducing public spending or raising more from taxes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Cue, then, a decade of frenetic experience accumulation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'accumulation'
British English: accumulation NOUN
An accumulation of something is a large number of things which have been collected together or acquired over a period of time.
...an accumulation of experience and knowledge.
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