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verb formal     accrue pronunciation in British English
/əˈkruː/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyaccrue
he/she/itaccrues
present participleaccruing
past tenseaccrued
past participleaccrued
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] business if money accrues or is accrued, it gradually increases in amount

    The interest has continued to accrue.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] if benefits and advantages accrue to you, you receive them
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