Definition of accumulation
Examples of accumulation in a sentence
<a vast accumulation of evidence about the dangers of smoking>
<the accumulation of leaves on the ground is proceeding at a much faster rate than my raking>
First Known Use of accumulation
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Legal Definition of accumulation
: increase or growth by addition especially when continuous or repeated; specifically : an increase in the amount of a fund or property by the continuous addition to it of the income or interest it generates <to treat a stock dividend as principal when local law classifies it as income may be deemed an accumulation — W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al.> — see also accumulation trust at trust
Additional Notes on accumulation
Because they prevent the enjoyment and benefit of wealth, accumulations are deemed contrary to public policy. A provision in a will for an accumulation will be invalidated if found to be unreasonable by the court.
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