Growing in size by external addition. Often used to refer to an acquisition which is expected to increase earnings per share.

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The board of directors authorized the accretive acquisition of a smaller competitor in order to increase earnings per share,

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They were an accretive business and I knew they would become very big in the future if they kept on their current road to success.

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The accretive change to the organization was intended to give more power and expand the company's operations so success is imminent.

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