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stock up

phrasal verb with stock uk   us   /stɒk/ verb [T] COMMERCE
to ​buy a large ​quantity of something: There are genuine ​reductions to take ​advantage of, and it could be ​worthstocking up.stock up on sth Before the storm arrived, Jamaicans ​rushed to ​stores to ​stock up on ​bottled water.
(Definition of stock up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stock up”
in Arabic يُخَزِّن…
in Korean -을 많이 사다…
in Portuguese prover, sortir, estocar…
in Catalan proveir-se…
in Japanese 蓄える, 買いだめする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量购买, 囤积…
in Turkish depolamak, stok yapmak…
in Russian запасаться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量購買, 囤積…
in Italian fare una scorta…
in Polish zaopatrywać się, robić zapasy…
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