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    accumulate

    Dear teachers,
    "The meeting/conference/semina will accumulate more than five thousand people."

    Is the word "accumulate" proper in the context? If not, could you please give me a verb that fits to the context above?

    Thanks.

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    Re: accumulate

    No. It will "attract" more than five thousand people. More than five thousand people will attend.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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