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stock British & World English

The goods or merchandise kept on the premises of a shop or warehouse and available for sale or distribution

stock in preference share British & World English

A share which entitles the holder to a fixed dividend, whose payment takes priority over that of ordinary share dividends

preference share British & World English

A share which entitles the holder to a fixed dividend, whose payment takes priority over that of ordinary share dividends

government stock in stock British & World English

(In the UK) securities issued by the government in fixed units with a fixed rate of interest

in stock British & World English

(Of goods) available (or unavailable) for immediate sale in a shop

stock car British & World English

An ordinary car that has been strengthened for use in a type of race in which competing cars collide with each other

stock-out British & World English

A situation in which an item is out of stock

penny stock British & World English

A common stock valued at less than one dollar, and therefore highly speculative

take stock British & World English

Make an overall assessment of a particular situation, typically before making a decision

stock book British & World English

A book used by a business to keep records of quantities of goods acquired, held in stock, and disposed of

stock brick British & World English

A hard solid brick pressed in a mould

stock cube British & World English

A cube of concentrated dehydrated meat, vegetable, or fish stock for use in cooking

stock dove British & World English

A grey Eurasian and North African pigeon, resembling a small wood pigeon, and nesting in holes in trees

stock horse British & World English

A stockman’s horse

stock-proof British & World English

(Of a fence or other barrier) effective in preventing livestock from straying

stock split British & World English

An issue of new shares in a company to existing shareholders in proportion to their current holdings

stock-still British & World English

Without any movement; completely still

stock swap British & World English

Acquisition of a company in which payment consists of stock in the buying company

stock whip British & World English

A whip used for driving cattle

value stock British & World English

Shares of a company with solid fundamentals that are priced below those of its peers, based on analysis of price/earnings ratio, yield, and other factors

open stock British & World English

Merchandise, especially china, silverware, and glassware, that is sold in sets and kept in stock so that customers can purchase or replace individual pieces

buffer stock British & World English

A reserve of a commodity that can be used to offset price fluctuations

rolling stock British & World English

Locomotives, carriages, wagons, or other vehicles used on a railway

common stock British & World English

Ordinary shares

equity stock British & World English

Capital stock, either common stock or preferred stock

stock company British & World English

A repertory company that is largely based in one theatre

stock control British & World English

The regulation of the stock-in-trade of a company so that all items are available without delay but without tying up unnecessarily large sums of money

stock market British & World English

A stock exchange

stock option British & World English

Another term for share option.

summer stock British & World English

Theatrical productions by a repertory company organized for the summer season, especially at holiday resorts

growth stock British & World English

A company stock that tends to increase in capital value rather than yield high income

recovery stock British & World English

A share that has fallen in price but is thought to have the potential of climbing back to its original level

put stock in British & World English

Have a specified amount of belief or faith in

stock exchange British & World English

A market in which securities are bought and sold

Virginia stock British & World English

A low-growing sweetly scented Mediterranean plant with white, pink, or lilac flowers

laughing stock British & World English

A person subjected to general mockery or ridicule

stock-in-trade British & World English

The typical subject or commodity a person, company, or profession uses or deals in

ten-week stock British & World English

A stock of a fast-maturing variety which can be made to bloom ten weeks after sowing, widely grown as a bedding plant

in stock in stock British & World English

(Of goods) available (or unavailable) for immediate sale in a shop

stock and station British & World English

Denoting a firm or agent dealing in farm products and supplies

take stock in stock British & World English

Make an overall assessment of a particular situation, typically before making a decision

stock index futures British & World English

Contracts to buy a range of shares at an agreed price but delivered and paid for later

joint-stock company British & World English

A company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders

lock, stock, and barrel British & World English

Including everything; completely

put stock in in stock British & World English

Have a specified amount of belief or faith in

stock up in stock British & World English

Amass supplies of something, typically for a particular occasion or purpose

stock and station in stock British & World English

Denoting a firm or agent dealing in farm products and supplies

destock British & World English

(Of a retailer) reduce the quantity of stock held

lock, stock, and barrel in lock1 British & World English

Including everything; completely

restock British & World English

Replenish (a store) with fresh stock or supplies


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