accrual - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] formal 

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/əˈkruːəl/
  1. 2
    legal South African a system for dividing a couple's wealth if the marriage ends, which provides that the person whose wealth has grown less during the marriage can claim from the person whose wealth has grown more

    The parties may decide to have what is known as the accrual system apply to their marriage on dissolution.