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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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