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A supply stored for future use, usually carefully accrued and maintained.
tr.v. stock·piled, stock·pil·ing, stock·piles
To accumulate and maintain a supply of for future use.
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the activity of acquiring and storing a large quantity of something
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|Noun||1.||stockpiling - accumulating and storing a reserve supply; "the stockpiling of war materials"|
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