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English definition of “stock”

stock

verb [T]     /stɒk/ US  /stɑːk/
C1 If a shop or factory stocks something, it keeps a supply of it: Most supermarkets stock a wide range of wines .Parts of shops, shop fittings and retail activities to fill something such as a cupboard or shelves with food or goods : He has a Saturday job stocking shelves in the local supermarket . I always stock up the fridge before my sister comes to stay .Placing and positioning an object
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