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dead stocknoun [U]

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COMMERCE an ​amount of a ​product that a ​company has ​bought or made but is unable to ​sell. Storing ​deadstockcostsmoney and so ​reduces the ​amount of ​profit a ​company can make: Under the ​rules you can ​discount the ​products after a ​year, but a ​year is a ​longtime to ​keepdeadstock.
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