Topic: STOCKS AND SHARES
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|Origin:||stocc 'tree-trunk, block of wood'|
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a supply of a particular type of thing that a shop has available to sell:
in a shop[uncountable and countable]BBT
We have a huge stock of quality carpets on sale.
Buy now while stocks last!
out of stock/in stock (=unavailable or available in a particular shop)
I'm sorry, that swimsuit is completely out of stock in your size.
a) [countable] especially American EnglishBFS
a share in a company:
the trading of stocks and shares
the total value of all of a company's shares
the total amount of something that is available to be used in a particular area:
Cod stocks in the North Atlantic have dropped radically.
the stock of housing in rural areas
a supply of something that you keep and can use when you need to
to think carefully about the things that have happened in a situation in order to decide what to do next:
While in hospital, Jeremy took stock of his life.
a liquid made by boiling meat or bones and vegetables, which is used to make soups or to add flavour to other dishes:
cooking[uncountable and countable]DFC
the part of a gun that you hold or put against your shoulder, usually made of wood
farm animals, especially cattle [= livestock]
a wooden structure in a public place to which criminals were fastened by their feet or hands in the past
a wooden structure in which a ship is held while it is being built
if someone's stock is high or low, they are very popular or very unpopular:
Simon's stock is high in the network news business.
the jokes, knowledge etc that someone knows or has:
John seems to have an inexhaustible stock of funny stories.
to belong to a family that in the past lived in Scotland, were Protestants, were respected etc
a plant with pink, white, or light purple flowers and a sweet smell
a thick part of a stem onto which another plant can be added so that the two plants grow together
a stock company (2)