stockpile Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"stockpile" in British English

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stockpilenoun [C]

uk   /ˈstɒk.paɪl/  us   /ˈstɑːk-/
a ​largeamount of ​food, ​goods, or ​weapons that are ​keptready for ​future use: They have a stockpile of ​weapons and ​ammunition that will last several ​months.

stockpileverb [T]

uk   /ˈstɒk.paɪl/  us   /ˈstɑːk-/
to ​store a ​largesupply of something for ​future use: The ​rebels have been stockpiling ​weapons.
(Definition of stockpile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stockpile" in American English

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stockpilenoun [C]

 us   /ˈstɑkˌpɑɪl/
a ​largeamount of ​goodskeptready for ​future use: a stockpile of ​wheat
stockpile
verb [T]  us   /ˈstɑkˌpɑɪl/
She stockpiled ​chocolatebars in her ​car.
(Definition of stockpile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stockpile" in Business English

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stockpileverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈstɒkpaɪl/
to ​collect a large ​amount of something to use later: Fears that ​shoppers would stockpile ​cash have so far proved unfounded. The ​government has stockpiled ​food in ​warehouses as a ​buffer against ​economiccrises.

stockpilenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈstɒkpaɪl/
a large ​amount of something that has been ​collected to use later: Stockpiles ofgrain are unusually ​low. Companies are beginning to see the ​benefits of a cash stockpile. a crudeoil/corn/wheat stockpile
(Definition of stockpile from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stockpile”
in Chinese (Simplified) 储备物, 囤积物…
in Turkish biriktirmek, yığmak, toplamak…
in Russian делать запас…
in Chinese (Traditional) 儲備物, 囤積物…
in Polish gromadzić…
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