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stock·tak·ing

 (stŏk′tā′kĭng)
n.
1. A reappraisal of a situation, a person, or one's own position or prospects.
2. The act or process of inventorying merchandise or the supplies on hand.

stocktaking

(ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ)
n
1. (Commerce) the examination, counting, and valuing of goods on hand in a shop or business
2. a reassessment of one's current situation, progress, prospects, etc

stock•tak•ing

(ˈstɒkˌteɪ kɪŋ)

n.
2. the act of appraising a present situation in terms of accomplishments and goals.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stocktaking - reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook
reappraisal, reassessment, revaluation, review - a new appraisal or evaluation
2.stocktaking - making an itemized list of merchandise or supplies on hand; "an inventory may be necessary to see if anything is missing"; "they held an inventory every month"
itemisation, itemization, listing - the act of making a list of items
stocktake, stock-take - an instance of stocktaking; "the auditor did not attend the stocktake or check the valuations"
Translations
ספירת מלאי

stocktaking

[ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ]
A. N (Brit) → inventario m, balance m
to do the stocktakinghacer el inventario
B. CPD stocktaking sale Nventa f postbalance

stocktaking

[ˈstɒkteɪkɪŋ] n (British) (COMMERCE)inventaire m
closed for stocktaking → fermé(e) pour inventaire

stocktaking

[ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ] n (Brit) (Comm) → inventario
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The unit has been working closely with the sector with the aim of facilitating improvements across the school system, completing stocktakes with local authorities at a regional consortia level.
The stocktakes were done at the end of the summer term to provide the Welsh Government's new School Standards Unit (SSU) with a framework for improvement.
This afternoon, I will make a statement to the National Assembly announcing the outcomes of the recent stocktake on Glastir.