Focus on the pronunciation of lot
English definition of “lot”
/lɒt/ noun [C]
› COMMERCE in an auction (= a sale of goods or property to the person who offers the most money), an object or set of objects that are being sold: Lot 57 is a mahogany work desk. Do I have a bid?
› PRODUCTION an amount or set of goods that is produced at the same time or sold together: The manufacturer sells to a wholesaler or agent, who sells in smaller lots to other customers. Ingredients should be clearly listed on the manufacturer's label with the lot number and the date of expiration.
› PROPERTY an area of land used for a particular purpose: a building/vacant lot We have residential and commercial building lots and acreage for sale. a parking lot
› STOCK MARKET an amount of shares that is sold together: The Stock Exchange asked companies to reduce the smallest traded lot of shares to 100 from 1,000. → See also job lot