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  • v. Present participle of accrue.


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  • What Krugman is proposing is bold, but not unprecedented, and after the Wall Street greed-fest of the past 25 years, it seems entirely appropriate: it is time that the taxpayers, not the financiers, reap any benefits accruing from a public bailout of the system ... since the taxpayers are the people now assuming the risk.

    Whoa! - Swampland -

  • A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Safer Neighbourhoods Teams play an important role in accruing intelligence about possible gang activities, which can then be acted upon by specialist teams depending its nature."

    Marking Your Territory | Impact Lab

  • Added to the already harsh 3% fee for foreign currency transactions (1% to Visa or Mastercard, and the remaining 2% to BofA) and interest accruing from the first day that an advance is taken and you've got all the fixings for a spectacularly bad deal for obtaining pesos.

    Credit Card Use

  • Gentlemen, all will agree with me that we could spread increased revenues, accruing from the utilization of our natural resources, upon all these humanitarian objects, increased revenues which the Province has not only a right to count on, but to discount.

    Quebec of Yesterday and Quebec of Tomorrow

  • They rake in the coin accruing from the exposition.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 10

  • Heart Shaped Balloon was one of the first Twitter tracks and since caring is sharing, Gary has promised royalties accruing from the song, ‘will be shared equally with the Tweeters who collaborated with Go, says the story.

    Caring is sharing — and tweeting ;p

  • I mean propositions in which the nature in question is found in any concrete body to be fleeting and movable, that is to say accruing or acquired, or on the other hand departing or put away.

    The New Organon

  • There are also a few tricks that raise civil service pay sky-high, such as accruing unlimited vacation days and the possibility of cashing in sick days, that don't exist in the private sector.


  • Recent research on the value accruing to different elements of the Apple supply chain show that the U.S. inventors of i-Products capture most of the economic value, including wages, embedded in their products.

    Thomas J. Duesterberg: The Apple Business Model Is Good for U. S. Manufacturing

  • If, for example, you were to fail to pay off the entire balance before the 6-month promotion ended or if you made a late payment — all of the interest that had been accruing would come due.

    My Home Depot Credit Card Now Has A 25.99% APR - The Consumerist


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