from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly British A commercial retailer or wholesaler that stocks merchandise.

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  • n. A retailer or distributor who has stocks of a certain type of item for sale.

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

  • n. one (as a retailer or distributor) that stocks goods


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  • One character worked on a women's magazine as a "stockist": presumably it was too much trouble for the writers to do any research.

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  • On Saturday we visited a plant stockist to collect some new residents for our container garden, and today we visited a rare plant fair, where I picked up some new herbs for my herb planter, as well as some seeds for the medicinal & edible herb plot on the allotment.

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  • For instance, there could be a stockist who has to make a small diversion to service a village; or employ people for an extra day to service a village.

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  • But HUL works on a model where the focus is on keeping the total business of the stockist profitable.

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  • Music and literature relevant to the Royal Opera House's shows are always available, and the shop is a leading stockist of ballet and opera DVDs.

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  • The shop is the sole stockist of Mark Merrony's Official History of Tenby.

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  • For a bra fitting, contact your nearest department store, or visit to find a stockist.

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  • You can check for a local stockist through the Ligne Roset website.

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  • ThursdayT-shirts, £10 each, from Gap (In store, call 0800 427789 for stockist info) Weddings aside, what you really need for summer is a small pile of simple T-shirt basics to go with everything - shorts, skirts, even under dresses if it's a bit nippy.

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  • Still waiting for a local stockist / seller of your book in Australia.

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