accrued

adjective ac·crued \ ə-ˈkrüd \

Definition of accrued

: accumulated over a period of time
  • three weeks of accrued vacation time
  • … the loan increases by the amount of unpaid, accrued interest.
  • —James L. Lipscomb

First Known Use of accrued

1656

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