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English definition of “stock in trade”

stock in trade

noun [C usually sing]  /ˈstɑk ɪn ˈtreɪd/ us  
a person's typical way of behaving, or a skill that is usual for someone: He spoke with the humor and warmth that has become his stock in trade.
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