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"overstock" in British English

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overstockverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈstɒk/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈstɑːk/
to (​cause to) have more ​goods or ​supplies than are ​needed: The ​shop is overstocked (withshoes).

overstocknoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈəʊ.və.stɒk/  us   /ˈoʊ.vɚ.stɑːk/ (also overstocks [plural])
(Definition of overstock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overstock" in Business English

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overstockverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˌəʊvəˈstɒk/
COMMERCE to have or ​buy more ​goods or ​supplies than are needed: The ​company is being ​forced to overstock in ​order to ​avoid empty ​shelves caused by ​distributionfailures.overstock (sth) with sth The ​shop is overstocked with shoes.

overstocknoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈəʊvəstɒk/
COMMERCE goods or ​supplies which are more than you need: an overstock of sth We're ​trying to ​sell off our overstock of ​calendars. Factory ​shopsallowmanufacturers and ​retailers to take ​control of their own overstocks.
(Definition of overstock from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overstock”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)进货太多, (使)存货过多…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)進貨太多, (使)存貨過多…
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