Acceleration

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Definition: Acceleration


Quick Summary of Acceleration


The action of a lender in demanding early repayment when a borrower defaults on a debt.



What is the dictionary definition of Acceleration?

Dictionary Definition


The action of a lender in demanding early repayment when a borrower defaults.

  1. uncountable The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; an increase of motion or action; as opposed to retardation or deceleration.
  2. countable The amount by which a speed or velocity increases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
  3. physics The change of velocity with respect to time (can include deceleration or changing direction).

Synonyms For Acceleration


accelerating, accelerate, expedite, speed up, speeding up

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Acceleration are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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