Translation of accrue in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /əˈkruː/


  • 1.1 (build up) acumularse accrued interest interés (m) acumulado the wisdom that accrues with age la sabiduría que se va adquiriendo con la edad 1.2to accrue to sb [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


  • [interest/profits] acumular
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    • 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.

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