stocktaking Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “stocktaking” in the English Dictionary

"stocktaking" in British English

See all translations

stocktakingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈstɒkˌteɪ.kɪŋ/ us   /ˈstɑːkˌteɪ.kɪŋ/ UK US inventory
the counting of all the goods, materials, etc. kept in a place such as a shop
(Definition of stocktaking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stocktaking" in Business English

See all translations

stocktakingnoun [U]

also stock-taking, stock taking uk   /ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ/ us   /ˈstɑːk-/ UK
ACCOUNTING, PRODUCTION, COMMERCE the activity of counting the goods or materials owned by a company or available for sale in a store at a particular time: The car maker will stop its production lines for three days next week for stocktaking. She's doing stocktaking.
(Definition of stocktaking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stocktaking”
in Chinese (Simplified) 盘点,清点存货…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盤點,清點存貨…
What is the pronunciation of stocktaking?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “stocktaking”

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

environment

the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More