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American English: /ˈɪnvənˌtɔri/
British English: /ˈɪnv(ə)nt(ə)ri/

Translation of inventory in Spanish:

noun plural inventories

  • (Business) 1.1 countable (list) to draw up an inventory of something
    hacer (un) inventario de algo
    Example sentences
    • About 6 per cent of the slaves listed as sick in inventories of sugar properties suffered from cansaço or exhaustion.
    • Intranets tie machines together, network storage provides repositories for data and information, and system inventories and file indexes list available resources.
    • Such pieces are sometimes tantalisingly listed in inventories, but specific descriptive information about their precise shape, size, decoration, and origins is rarely provided.
    1.2 uncountable (stocktaking) closed for inventory (US) 1.3 countable (stock)
    existencias (feminine plural)
    estoc (masculine)
    stock (masculine)
    (before noun) (control)
    de existencias
    Example sentences
    • Burned in recent years by huge unsold inventories of movie merchandise and fearful of the slowing economy, everyone from toymakers and retailers to moviemakers has cut back.
    • At the same time, we've also observed an increase in both the quality and quantity of the inventory of regional sound rental companies.
    • Even as retailers and wholesale distributors built up inventories, factory stockpiles so far this year are down at a 4.4% annual rate.

transitive verb inventories, inventorying, inventoried

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