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English definition of “stocktaking”

stocktaking

noun [U]     /ˈstɒkˌteɪ.kɪŋ/ US  /ˈstɑːk-/ UK
the counting of all the goods, materials, etc. kept in a place such as a shopParts of shops, shop fittings and retail activities
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