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noun uk   /ˈɪn.vən.tər.i/  us   /-tɔːr.i/
[C] a detailed list of all the things in a place: A set of 24 gilded chairs appear on the inventory of the house for 1736. [U] US the amount of goods a shop has, or the value of them: Our inventory of used cars is the best in town. [U] US (UK stocktaking) the counting of all the goods, materials, etc. kept in a place such as a shop
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