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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.
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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
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stock•tak•ing

(ˈstɒkˌteɪ kɪŋ)

n.
2. the act of appraising a present situation in terms of accomplishments and goals.
[1855–60]
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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"
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Translations
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stocktaking

[ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ]
A. N (Brit) → inventario m, balance m
to do the stocktakinghacer el inventario
B. CPD stocktaking sale Nventa f postbalance
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

stocktaking

[ˈstɒkteɪkɪŋ] n (British) (COMMERCE)inventaire m
closed for stocktaking → fermé(e) pour inventaire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

stocktaking

[ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ] n (Brit) (Comm) → inventario
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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