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uh kyoohm yuh lay shuhn

  • n  an increase by natural growth or addition
  • n  several things grouped together or considered as a whole
  • n  the act of accumulating
  • n  (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation

  • Merkel's leadership style is the art of accomplishing great goals through the accumulation of nuance.
  • It was an impressive accumulation: a billion here, 800 million there; an office tower in Manhattan; a waterfront estate on Long Island; dozens of country houses in the Philippines .
  • One part social networking and one part capital accumulation, crowdfunding websites seek to harness the enthusiasm--and pocket money--of virtual strangers, promising them a cut of .
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  • Health Management Associates Engages Firms in Connection with Accumulation of Shares by Glenview Capital Management
    Health Management Associates, Inc. confirmed today that its Board of Directors has engaged Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in connection with the accumulation of shares by Glenview Capital Management, LLC, as well as the Board’s ongoing consideration of strategic alternatives and opportunities available to HMA.
    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Self-Fertilizing Plants Contribute to Their Own Demise
    Many plants are self-fertilizing, meaning they act as both mother and father to their own seeds. This strategy - known as selfing - guarantees reproduction but, over time, leads to reduced diversity and the accumulation of harmful mutations. A new study published in the scientific journal Nature Genetics shows that these negative consequences are apparent across a selfing plant's genome, and can ...
    June 12, 2013 - Newswise
  • Saving real money
    Up until the late 1960s, it was considered prudent for everyone to have some savings. By forgoing consumption, savings gave the ability to consume more at a later date through the accumulation of interest income.
    June 12, 2013 -

  • Park Dietz in FOXNews
    People who end up doing this particular thing have an accumulation of stressers in their lives, and ultimately there is the one that broke the camel's back,Dietz said. "Job loss is one of the big ones, and those stressers are happening...
  • Wen Jiabao in Forbes
    There are some problems. We face excessive liquidity, an imbalance in the balance of payments, and rapid accumulation of foreign exchange. But we are taking measures to deal with these issues,Wen said.
  • Ehud Barak in Jerusalem Post
    Regarding Iran, we heard today about an enrichment deal. This agreement, if it is signed, will set Iran's accumulation of enriched material back by about a year,Barak said during a speech at President Shimon Peres's Facing Tomorrow conference...

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