accumulated

adjective
ac·​cu·​mu·​lat·​ed | \ ə-ˈkyü-m(y)ə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce accumulated (audio) \

Definition of accumulated

: gathered, collected, or amassed over a period of time a layer of accumulated dirt/dust … his accumulated savings are sufficient to enable him to purchase another property …— A. F. Millington Just what is an earthquake? It is the shaking that occurs when a slowly accumulated strain in the Earth's crust is suddenly released …— Richard L. Williams Stock prices at any given moment fully reflect the accumulated wisdom of knowledgeable investors.— John J. Curran

First Known Use of accumulated

1617, in the meaning defined above

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“Accumulated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accumulated. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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