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stocktake

(ˈstɒkˌteɪk)
vb (intr) , stocktakes, stocktaking, stocktook or stocktaken
1. (Commerce) to count and check the goods on hand in a shop or business
2. to reassess one's current situation, progress, prospects, etc
n
3. (Commerce) a count and check of goods on hand in a shop or business
4. a reassessment of one's current situation, progress, prospects, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stocktake - an instance of stocktaking; "the auditor did not attend the stocktake or check the valuations"
inventorying, stocktaking, stock-taking, inventory - 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"
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An independent stocktake of New Zealands housing sector has found the housing crisis the country faces is deeper and more entrenched than previously revealed.
THE cause of a fire which ripped through parts of London Zoo days before Christmas is still unknown, a manager said, as the yearly stocktake gets under way.
Meanwhile, MD PEF Tariq Mahmood has nominated Director (finance) Kamran Hafeez as departmental focal person for upcoming punjab education reform stocktake.
PROFIT: Stocktake regularly and know your income from every single thing you sell.
Yesterday was the day of the zoo's annual stocktake, counting almost every animal of the 163 species who call the zoo home.
The Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement shall undertake its first global stocktake in 2023 and every five years thereafter," the text promises.
The Stocktake was also to consider how YOTs have responded to changing demand and the activities they undertake.
It's the last in the series of Dr Pamela Cox's wonderful stocktake of social history and this episode provides frequent reminders that things we take utterly for granted these days - like women being able to keep their jobs after they married or biscuits being sold in packets rather than being doled out from big jars behind the counter - are all relatively recent developments.
Following shocking results in the State of Nature report--an unprecedented UK-wide stocktake of wildlife and habitats released last year--our organisation was congratulated for making significant gains.
Employment Relations Authority facilitator Greg Wood was to conduct a stocktake of all the employer parties involved in facilitation to determine which ones agreed in principle with the proposed MECA process, which ones wished to have further discussions with NZNO and the authority, and which ones didn't want to bargain in this manner.
During the stocktake, the industry had pressed for income support for upland farms but this ran counter to the ethos of Pillar 2-type schemes, said Mr Davies.