Definitions

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  • n. The act of amassing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An amassing; a heap collected; a large quantity or number brought together; an accumulation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of amassing; a heap collected; a great quantity or number brought together; an accumulation.

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Examples

  • And you, Jeb Bush, are a the scion of a family of fascists who believe - quite unAmericanly - that our representative government exists primarily to stay out of your elitist control and private amassment of wealth.

    Jeb Bush: 'I don't know' if Obama is a socialist

  • I was more captivated with the soul, the amassment underneath all of his physical prowess, as arching love making made me blind to the ways and whims of logic.

    Whispering to the Creature, “You are the Reason the World Is…”

  • A smallish amassment of white powder, parsed into evenly-spaced rows, sits atop our Nuevo Roma coffee table's black marble surface, the sight of which, perhaps even just a week or so ago, would have produced a slavering Pavlovian-like effect over me, but tonight, it only makes my stomach drop and almost triples my heart rate, which Ashley immediately recognizes.

    Things You Can Do, Some Can't Be Done

  • What we have now is a short-lived amassment of goods and spectacular high living for the obscenely wealthy, who must be thinking 'Après nous le déluge' [1] if they are thinking at all, which is doubtful.

    Will Democracy Forever Remain an Illusion?

  • Marxism rejected much of that, by rejecting the idea of great wealth amassment by anyone other than thestate.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Quick Note on Sunstein and the Precautionary Principle

  • His great period of amassment was still ahead of him.

    Rich Man’s Burden

  • He let nothing, not friendship, not justice, not truth stand in the way of his amassment of wealth.

    Integrity

  • They resent the amassment of power and money by conservatives and want it to flow more "equitably" rather than simply compete for the resources in the capitalist game.

    Consecrating the Warrior

  • The philosophy of greed and power-amassment already was in place years prior to that.

    Bush's Grand Game: A "PNAC Primer" UPDATE

  • SHEMDIN: We, the Kurds of Iraq have followed the policy of good neighborly relationships with Iran, with Turkey, with Syria, in spite of the fact that when there are amassment of troops on our borders, they always say that these are normal training programs and so forth.

    CNN Transcript Oct 31, 2006

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