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accrual

[uh-kroo-uh l]
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noun
  1. the act or process of accruing.
  2. something accrued; accretion.
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Origin of accrual

First recorded in 1875–80; accrue + -al2
Related formsnon·ac·cru·al, adjective
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Related Words for accrual

buildup, increase, accumulation, amassment, amassing

British Dictionary definitions for accrual

accrual

noun
  1. the act of accruing
  2. something that has accrued
  3. accounting a charge incurred in one accounting period that has not been paid by the end of it
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Word Origin and History for accrual

n.

1782, from accrue + -al (2).

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