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American English: /əˈkru/
British English: /əˈkruː/

Translation of accrue in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (build up)
    accrued interest
    interés (masculine) acumulado
    the wisdom that accrues with age
    la sabiduría que se va adquiriendo con la edad
    Example sentences
    • The Air Force has invited students to accrue the benefits from the career opportunities exhibition as a run up to the recruitment rally.
    • Those who stay long enough to accrue retirement benefits stream back by the thousands.
    • The rate at which directors can accrue benefits is also more generous than the schemes they offer to their staff.
  • 2to accrue to somebody [formal]she is proud of the honors that have accrued to her
    está orgullosa de los honores que le han conferido
    the advantages that accrue to the educated
    las ventajas que otorga una educación formal

transitive verb

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