In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(build up)acumularseaccrued interest — interés acumulado
- the wisdom that accrues with age — la sabiduría que se va adquiriendo con la edad
- The Air Force has invited students to accrue the benefits from the career opportunities exhibition as a run up to the recruitment rally.
- The actuary also determines the contribution needed to maintain the fund at this level bearing in mind that the members continuously accrue additional benefits.
- There was no requirement even to accrue other post-employment benefits, and no detailed disclosure requirements.
- Cllr Pat Kilbane said the Committee faced a daunting task but he hoped some benefits would be accrued from their work.
- You are to continue with the responsibility of this asset, and we will accrue the benefits.
- Undeniably, program managers should take the first step to accrue direct benefits to their programs.
- Based on an erroneous suggestion that ADF members are somehow accruing an unfair benefit, the department has opted to actively discourage them from seeking civilian jobs in Defence altogether.
- Players become vested in the pension plan from day one and begin to accrue pension benefits after they're on a club roster for 43 days.
- This hypothesis is in accord with rational choice theory, which suggests that criminals think rationally and strategically to accrue the benefits of their crime.
- Well apart from being a bit of fun, does having a fantasy league attached to your competition accrue any benefits to netball and to the national league?
- Those who stay long enough to accrue retirement benefits stream back by the thousands.
- The rate at which directors can accrue benefits is also more generous than the schemes they offer to their staff.
- He said the UDM's ostensible affinity to traditional leadership failed to accrue any benefits to the party this time, as it did in the 1999 general election.
- The Protestant Reformers defined the Roman doctrine of Works as a form of barter system, whereby believers could accrue spiritual benefits for themselves and salvation through their performance.
- Beyond all the emotions, there are tangible benefits that can be accrued.
- Harlequin Ducks that pair early with a known mate may accrue similar benefits.
- Bearing this in mind, you could accrue considerable benefits if you design a tailored incentive scheme for each salesperson - particularly given the small number of staff employed in your case.
- Many applaud the new phosphorus standards as a best management practice that will accrue environmental benefits.
- Too often the switching is not done in time and payments are missed, accruing considerable embarrassment and penalties.
- The Group should also begin to accrue the full benefits from the refinancing in 2005.
2formalto accrue to sb
- she is proud of the honors that have accrued to her — está orgullosa de los honores que le han conferido
- the advantages that accrue to the educated — las ventajas que otorga una educación formal
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