- 1The typical subject or commodity a person, company, or profession uses or deals in: information is our stock-in-tradeMore example sentences
- The four books under review all deal to some extent in that stock-in-trade, although all were published in 1999, either during or directly following the Kosovo crisis.
- The insurance was against risks including burglary and theft, and the subject matter of the insurance was his stock-in-trade as a manufacturing furrier.
- Take his other big stock-in-trade, photographic collages, of which there are several on the walls.
- 1.1Qualities, ideas, or behavior characteristic of a person or their work: flippancy is his stock-in-tradeMore example sentences
- Ideas, his stock-in-trade, are completely intangible - and therefore perfectly portable.
- Which is ever so slightly disingenuous of him, for a large part of his stock-in-trade consists of holding fantastic theories up to a light and debunking them.
- We must first dismiss (with regrets) the conceptual equipment and interpretations that had been our stock-in-trade throughout the decades in which we relied upon the community study.
- 1.2The goods kept on hand by a business for the purposes of its trade.More example sentences
- Banks sometimes use pledge in financing dealers' stock-in-trade and international trade.
- Quite regardless of whether credit is extended to the customer to finance the acquisition of plant, of equipment, or of stock-in-trade, the customer requires the custody or use of the items involved.
- Assets such as stock-in-trade or plant and machinery can be passed by delivery. This means that this property can be transferred without triggering a stamp duty liability.
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