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English definition of “take stock”

take stock

C2 To take stock (of something) is to think carefully about a situation or event and form an opinion about it, so that you can decide what to do: After two years spent teaching abroad , she returned home for a month to take stock of her life .Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
(Definition of take stock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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