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ACCUMULATION: The process of acquiring an item and adding that item to others previously acquired. In an economic context this most often refers to the accumulation of capital, as in the phrase "capital accumulation." However, it is also used in the context of consumer durable goods, financial assets, money, wealth, and a host of other "stock" variables. When applied to capital, the process of accumulation occurs through investment.

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CONSUMPTION GOOD: A that provides more or less immediate satisfaction of wants and needs. Consumption goods should be contrasted with capital goods. Investment is the fundamental process of producing fewer consumption goods and more capital goods.

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AVERAGE REVENUE, MONOPOLISTIC COMPETITION

The revenue received for selling a good per unit of output sold, found by dividing total revenue by the quantity of output. Average revenue often goes by a simpler and more widely used term... price. For a monopolistically competitive firm average revenue is greater than marginal revenue. Average revenue for a monopolistically competitive firm is often depicted by a negatively-sloped average revenue curve.

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