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Translation of "stock" - English-German dictionary

stock

noun /stok/
(often in plural ) a store of goods in a shop, warehouse etc der Vorrat Buy while stocks last! The tools you require are in / out of stock (= available / not available). a supply of something der Vorrat We bought a large stock of food for the camping trip. farm animals der (Vieh-)Bestand 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 das Kapital, die Aktie government stock He has $20,000 in stocks and shares. liquid obtained by boiling meat, bones etc and used for making soup etc die Brühe beef/vegetable stock. the handle of a whip, rifle etc. der Schaft stockist noun a person who stocks certain goods der/die Lagerverwalter(in) 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. der Stapel(bau) formerly a wooden frame in which a criminal was fastened as a punishment der Stock As a punishment he was put in the village stocks. stockbroker noun a person who buys and sells stocks and shares for others. der Broker stock exchange a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold. die Börse stock market a stock exchange, or the dealings on that. die Börse stockpile noun a supply of goods or materials accumulated eg by a government in case of war or other emergency. der Notvorrat stock-still adjective, adverb motionless stockstill He stood absolutely stock-still. stock-taking noun a regular check of the goods in a shop, warehouse etc. die Bestandsaufnahme stock up to accumulate a supply of (something) sich eindecken The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk. take stock to form an opinion (about a situation etc) sich klarwerden Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).
(Definition of stock from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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