Translation of stocktaking in Spanish:

stocktaking

Pronunciation: /ˈstɑːkˌteɪkɪŋ; ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ/

n

uncountable/no numerable (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico)
  • 1.1 [Business/Comercio] stocktaking took three weeks hacer el inventario nos llevó tres semanas closed for stocktaking cerrado por inventario (before noun/delante del nombre) stocktaking sale o clearance liquidación (f) de existencias, venta (f) postbalance
    More example sentences
    • The wide-ranging exercise is believed to have involved stocktaking of products, including food and drinks, an examination of the tax status of employees and the sale of band-related merchandise.
    • With the stocktaking and facility inspection process over at RAAF Base Learmonth, the convoy then made a beeline for RAAF Base Curtin, near Derby.
    • Some were garbled articles from various encyclopaedias, about international politics, about online democracy, about computerised supermarket stocktaking, about kwashiorkor and other kinds of malnutrition.
    1.2 (review) balance (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • Week 52 is traditionally a time for contemplating the success or otherwise of the previous 12 months, but followers of our international football team might just prefer to give the mental stocktaking a miss this time around.
    • Fortunately, the government has finally woken up to the situation and has announced a long overdue stocktaking of adoption agencies and a review of adoption procedures.
    • ‘The opportunity presents itself now to perform such a stocktaking exercise in order to ensure that the balance and strategic direction which we have put in place is the right one,’ he said when he set up the group.

Definition of stocktaking in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day torta
f
pie …
Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.