deaccumulation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ accumulation

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdiːækjuːmjəˈleɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

deaccumulation ‎(uncountable)

  1. (business) The reversal of accumulation, as by selling the assets of a business.
    • 2008 April 21, Robert Hertzberg, “Making Your Money Last as Long as You Live”, in New York Times[1]:
      “Unless you’ve actually lived through it personally, you don’t fully appreciate some of the nuances of the deaccumulation phase,” said Sheryl Garrett, founder of the Garrett Planning Network, which creates financial plans for middle-income people.