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Translation of "stock" - English-French dictionary

stock

noun /stok/
(often in plural ) a store of goods in a shop, warehouse etc stock Buy while stocks last! The tools you require are in / out of stock (= available / not available). a supply of something provision We bought a large stock of food for the camping trip. farm animals bétail He would like to purchase more (live) stock. (often in plural) money lent to the government or to a business company at a fixed interest titre; action government stock He has $20,000 in stocks and shares. liquid obtained by boiling meat, bones etc and used for making soup etc bouillon beef/vegetable stock. the handle of a whip, rifle etc. manche; crosse stockist noun a person who stocks certain goods stockiste These boots can be obtained from your local stockist. stocks noun plural the wooden framework upon which a ship is supported when being built, repaired etc. cale formerly a wooden frame in which a criminal was fastened as a punishment pilori As a punishment he was put in the village stocks. stockbroker noun a person who buys and sells stocks and shares for others. courtier en valeurs mobilières stock exchange a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold. Bourse (des valeurs) stock market a stock exchange, or the dealings on that. marché financier stockpile noun a supply of goods or materials accumulated eg by a government in case of war or other emergency. stock de réserve stock-still adjective, adverb motionless cloué sur place He stood absolutely stock-still. stock-taking noun a regular check of the goods in a shop, warehouse etc. prise d’inventaire stock up to accumulate a supply of (something) faire des provisions de The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk. take stock to form an opinion (about a situation etc) faire le point (de) Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).
(Definition of stock from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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