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English definition of “make-to-stock”

make-to-stock

adjective [before noun]     ( abbreviation MTS)
PRODUCTION a make-to-stock manufacturing process is one in which goods are made and stored before customer orders are received : In a make-to-stock environment , business processes can remain stable and unchanged .
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(Definition of make-to-stock adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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