anatocism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀνατοκισμός (anatokismós), from ἀνα- (ana-) + τοκισμός (tokismós, usury).[1]

Noun[edit]

anatocism (uncountable)

  1. (law) compound interest
    • 1729, Edward Cocker, Cocker's Decimal Arithmetick:
      Of Anatocism, or Compound Interest; wherein is shewed how by the Logarithms to answer all Questions concerning the Increase or present Worth of any Sum of Money or Annuity

References[edit]

  1. ^ anatocism”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French anatocisme.

Noun[edit]

anatocism n (plural anatocisme)

  1. anatocism

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