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English definition of “stock on hand”

stock on hand

noun [U]
 
 
(also stock in hand, abbreviation SOH) ACCOUNTING, COMMERCE, PRODUCTION
the amount of goods, such as parts, materials, and finished products, that a company has available at a particular time: They are depleting their stock on hand before ordering new inventory.
(Definition of stock on hand from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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