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English definition of “stock”

stock

noun [U] (OPINION)    /stɒk/ US  /stɑːk/ formal
the degree to which a person or organization is popular and respected : At present , the prime minister's stock is high/ low .Liked, or not liked, by many people
(Definition of stock noun (OPINION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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