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Accretion GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Accretion GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/əˈkriː.ʃən/ (noun)


a gradual increase in the size or volume of something as a result of addition or accumulation of more new parts or layers, growth, development, enlargement, buildup, augmentation, agglomeration, accession, increment, amassment, rise – add-on, extension


Accretion is the gradual and incremental growth of assets and earnings due to business expansion, a company’s internal growth, or a merger or acquisition.

In finance, accretion is also the accumulation of the additional income an investor expects to receive after purchasing a bond at a discount and holding it until maturity.




Parts of speech

Adjective: accretionary

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