Translation of "stock" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /stɒk/ us /stɑːk/

stock noun (SUPPLY)

C1 [ C or U ] a supply of something for use or sale

It is now halfway through winter and food stocks are already low. 現在冬天剛剛過半,但食物的儲備已經不足。
The local shop has a good stock of postcards and guidebooks. 本地商店備有大量明信片和旅遊指南。
Much of the city's housing stock (= the number of houses in the city) is over 100 years old. 城市中許多房子都有100多年歷史了。

B2 [ U ] the total amount of goods or the amount of a particular type of goods available in a shop

This shop sells its old stock at very low prices. 這家商店以極低的價格出售以前的存貨。
We'll be getting our new stock in on Friday. 我們將於週五收到新貨。
The new edition is in/out of stock (= available/not available) in major bookshops. 新版在各大書店都有售/脫銷了。

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stock noun (MONEY)

[ U ] the amount of money that a company has through selling shares to people

They own 20 percent of the company's stock. 他們擁有公司20%股份。

[ C or U ] part of the ownership of a company that can be bought by members of the public

Stock prices fell yesterday in heavy trading. 股價昨日大幅下跌。
She buys and sells stocks and shares. 她買賣股票。

[ C or U ] UK money that people invest in the government, producing a fixed rate of interest

government stock(s) 政府公債

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stock noun (LIQUID)

[ U ] a liquid used to add flavour to food, made by boiling meat or fish bones or vegetables in water

vegetable/beef/chicken stock 菜/牛肉/雞湯

stock noun (ANIMALS)

[ U ] animals, such as cows or sheep, kept on a farm


stock noun (OPINION)

[ U ] formal the degree to which a person or organization is popular and respected

At present, the prime minister's stock is high/low. 目前,首相的聲望很高/低。

stock noun (ORIGIN)

[ U ] formal the family or group that a person or animal comes from

He's an American of Irish stock. 他是個愛爾蘭血統的美國人。
She's of peasant/noble stock. 她的祖先是農民/貴族。
Some of the animals will be kept as breeding stock. 一些牲畜將留作種畜。

stock noun (HANDLE)

[ C ] the support or handle of a tool, especially the part of a gun that rests against your shoulder


stock noun (FRAME)

the stocks [ plural ]

in the past, a wooden frame that was fixed around someone's feet, hands, and sometimes head, so that they were forced to sit or stand for a long time in public as a punishment


stock noun (PLANT)

[ C ] a garden plant with small pleasant-smelling, brightly coloured flowers


stockverb [ T ]

uk /stɒk/ us /stɑːk/

C1 If a shop or factory stocks something, it keeps a supply of it.

Most supermarkets stock a wide range of wines. 大多數超級市場備有許多種類的葡萄酒。

to fill something such as a cupboard or shelves with food or goods

He has a part-time job stocking shelves in the local supermarket. 他星期六有一份在本地超市上貨的工作。
I always stock up the fridge before my sister comes to stay. 我總是在妹妹來住前將冰箱備滿食物。

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Phrasal verb(s)


uk /stɒk/ us /stɑːk/

(of an idea, expression, or action) usual or typical, and used or done so many times that it is no longer original

a stock phrase/response 常用的字眼/老一套的回答
"Don't worry - worse things happen at sea" is her stock expression for whenever anything goes wrong. 「別擔心——若不這樣可能會更糟呢。」這是每次出事時,她一貫會說的話。

(Translation of “stock” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)