Definition of accumulation
- an impressive accumulation of knowledge
- the steady accumulation of snow
- accumulation of interest
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
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abatement, compressing, compression, condensation, condensing, constricting, constriction, contracting, contraction, diminishing, diminishment, diminution, drop, drop-off, fall, falloff, lessening, lowering, reduction, shrinkage, shrinking;
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