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accumulation
Addition to capital investment or capital stock from profits.
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accumulation (s) (noun), accumulations (pl)
1. A process by which something increases in amount or is collected together over time: When a person continues to put money into a bank account, the amount that builds up is the accumulation of his or her savings.

If a person has an interest-bearing account, the interest will make the accumulation even larger.

2. Several things that are grouped together or which are considered as a whole.
3. The act of gathering or amassing, as into a heap or a pile: The accumulation of leaves blocked the drain pipe from the roof of the house.
(Latin: to blow, a puff of wind or air; by extension, accumulation of gas in the stomach or bowels)
(Greek: pus; purulent, an infection or foreign material that causes a thick whitish-yellow fluid which results from the accumulation of white blood cells)
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biological accumulation (s) (noun), biological accumulations (pl)
The collections within living organisms of toxic substances occurring in the encircled areas.