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English definition of “stockpile”

stockpile

noun [C]     /ˈstɒkpaɪl/
a large amount of something that has been collected to use later: Stockpiles of grain are unusually low. Companies are beginning to see the benefits of a cash stockpile. a crude oil/corn/wheat stockpile
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