Definition of accrual noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əˈkruːəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈkruːəl//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the fact of something increasing over a period of time the accrual of interest
  2. 2[countable] a sum or money or a debt that has been allowed to grow over a period of time The firm had trade creditors and accruals totalling €362 236.