How to Pronounce accrue?

Correct pronunciation for the word "accrue" is [ɐkɹˈuː], [ɐkɹˈuː], [ɐ_k_ɹ_ˈuː].

"Accrue" in context

Accrue is a term often used in the world of finance to describe an increase in value over time. It is most commonly associated with investments and interest earned on savings. When you accrue a certain quantity of something over a period of time, it means that the total amount has grown from a lower amount to a higher amount. For example, interest earned on an account can be said to accrue over the course of a year, meaning the amount of interest has steadily increased. Similarly, stock and other investments are said to accrue when the value rises over time.

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