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[n] the act of accumulating
[n] (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
[n] an increase by natural growth or addition

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\Ac*cu`mu*la"tion\, n. [L. accumulatio; cf. F. accumulation.]
1. The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors.
2. (Law) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof. {Accumulation of energy} or {power}, the storing of energy by means of weights lifted or masses put in motion; electricity stored. {An accumulation of degrees} (Eng. Univ.), the taking of several together, or at smaller intervals than usual or than is allowed by the rules.

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