Definition of "acceleration"
  1. The act of hastening the time when ownership of an estate becomes absolute or demanding immediate payment of a debt due to certain circumstances, such as the early termination of the preceding interest or violating terms like missing installments or selling the collateralized property
How to use "acceleration" in a sentence
  1. Upon discovering the missed installments, the bank triggered the acceleration clause of the loan contract.
  2. The property sale led to acceleration of the payment schedule on the promissory note.
  3. In the recent inheritance case, the death of the life tenant led to the acceleration of the vested interests.

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