Definitions

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  • n. An event in which stock is taken of something

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an instance of stocktaking

Etymologies

stock +‎ take (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hon CHRISTOPHER FINLAYSON (Acting Minister of Energy and Resources): Yes; the stocktake is a carefully considered document, and it contains a great deal of useful information.

    NZ On Screen

  • Trade ministers have agreed to carry out a so-called stocktake in March to assess whether it is possible to seal a deal by the end of the year.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • First ever national 'stocktake' of reptiles and amphibians and annual wildlife survey hope to replicate success of the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch

    This week's new events

  • In the Joint Declaration, we have also created a framework for constructive consultations in areas where the two sides do not share common ground (the details are set out in a 'stocktake' document available online at www. dfat.gov.au).

    Australia - European Commission Ministerial Consultations

  • Some of the new products included on the council's "stocktake" are new farm cottages, guest houses, a diving resort, a fly fishing club, river trips, safaris and mampoer and witblits tasting tours.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It posted a notice on the website that applications for mining big tracts of land - including Mt Aspiring National Park, a large part of Mt Richmond Forest Park and parts of Te Wahi Pounamu world heritage area on the West Coast - would be closed for nine months while it did a mineral "stocktake".

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Since entering No 10, Mr Cameron has overseen a "stocktake" of Britain's Afghan strategy, consulting even outspoken critics of the current Nato strategy of supporting Mr Karzai's regime and training his police and army.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Transport Secretary Philip Hammond on Friday summoned Government chiefs for an hour-long emergency weather meeting to "stocktake" and discuss preparations for the weekend.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Transport Secretary Philip Hammond summoned Government chiefs for an hour-long emergency weather meeting on Friday to "stocktake" and discuss preparations for the weekend, a Downing

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The Accident Compensation Corporation is under pressure from the Government to deliver better value for money and is undertaking a wide-ranging "stocktake" of its operations and funding.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

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