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, in the meaning defined above

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