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in (or out of) stock

Definition of in or out of stock in English:

(Of goods) available (or unavailable) for immediate sale in a store.
Example sentences
  • Site visitors can also check inventory in real time, so they know immediately whether a product is available or out of stock.
  • On average, the 20 Sainsbury shops had three items out of stock - more than double the industry average.
  • You can substitute a goat for the camel should dromederies be out of stock at your local shopping emporium.
for/on sale, (immediately) available, on the shelf
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