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amassment Line breaks: amass|ment
Pronunciation: /əˈmasmənt/

Definition of amassment in English:


[mass noun]
1The accumulation of wealth or other resources: capitalism encourages the amassment of money
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  • He invokes the Constitution as if that document only checks and does not also aid the national-security state's amassment of power.
  • That happiness is to be achieved primarily through consumption and amassment of material possessions.
  • The Thrissur Vigilance court's verdict dismissing the wealth amassment case against him that day made Prof. Thomas and his friends happy.
1.1 [count noun] A mass or quantity of something that has gradually gathered or been acquired: the sheer amassment of evidence seems convincing amassments of words
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  • The result is an often jarring - the sound may change drastically from one single to the next - amassment of repeatedly beautiful material.
  • The Givens Collection houses a growing amassment of papers relating to the Givens family, which includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and some organizational records of the Givens Foundation of African American Literature.
  • Although the Proustian amassment of details may create the effect of "truthfulness", it does not interest Fedor due to his cult of imagination.
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