Definition of "accruing" []

  • Present participle of accrue. (verb)

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Use "accruing" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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.""
  • "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."