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accretive

[ uh-kree-tiv ]
/ 蓹藞kri t瑟v /
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adjective
increasing by natural growth or gradual addition:Not only in manufacturing, but also in other sectors, there is an accretive demand for plastics.
growing together from separate or disparate parts into a single whole:By making room for reports of single experiments and minor technical advances, journals have made the chaos of science accretive.
contributing to the growth or increase of something, especially profit:Increased penetration of overseas markets will be accretive to the company鈥檚 earnings.Effective presentation of data is greatly accretive to helping understand trends and insights.
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