from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A reappraisal of a situation, a person, or one's own position or prospects.
- n. The act or process of inventorying merchandise or the supplies on hand.
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- n. the act of taking an inventory of merchandise etc.
- n. the reappraisal of a situation or of one's prospects
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook
- n. making an itemized list of merchandise or supplies on hand
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To meet the mid-1998 deadline, South Africa and the EU agreed to convene a "stocktaking" ministerial meeting early in February to review progress made so far in negotiations.
She had dropped unconsciously into her "stocktaking" attitude.
The WTO's week-long "stocktaking" of the Doha Round trade talks ended on Friday with a whimper, not bang.
Nevertheless, the "stocktaking" week kicked off on Monday morning with a formal meeting of the WTO's Trade Negotiations Committee (TNC) - essentially the organisation's full membership.
Matus described the outcome on 'stocktaking' as remarkable, given that the conference was not officially intended to produce any forward movement in the Doha talks.
"stocktaking" took place on Tuesday, giving keepers a chance to
In the first few pages we see only the accountacy of Sumerian scribes, stocktaking and contracts.
The stocktaking session lasted two hours and focused on the chances of hastening a reconciliation between the Taliban and the Karzai government.
Busan is a stocktaking exercise but also an attempt to build on those principles and to bring in the new players into a common framework.
But the reflex mantra of "unity in diversity" prevents any genuine stocktaking on where religious diversity really stands today.