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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


stock +‎ take (Wiktionary)


  • 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. | 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.

    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

  • 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. 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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