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  1. ac·cu·mu·la·tion
    IPA[əˌkyo͞om(y)əˈlāSH(ə)n]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: accumulation, plural noun: accumulations

    • noun

      the acquisition or gradual gathering of something:

      a mass or quantity of something that has gradually gathered or been acquired:

    • noun

      (in Marxist theory) the posited original accumulation of capital by expropriation of small producers, from which capitalist production was able to start.
    • noun

      (in Marxist theory) the accumulation of capital by expropriation of small producers thought to be needed to start socialist production.
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