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Spanish translation of “stock”

stock

noun /stok/
(often in plural ) a store of goods in a shop , warehouse etc
existencias , stock
Buy while stocks last! The tools you require are in / out of stock (= available / not available ).
a supply of something
reserva , provisión
We bought a large stock of food for the camping trip .
farm animals
ganado
He would like to purchase more ( live ) stock.
(often in plural ) money lent to the government or to a business company at a fixed interest
acciones , valores
government stock He has $20,000 in stocks and shares .
liquid obtained by boiling meat , bones etc and used for making soup etc
caldo
beef / vegetable stock.
the handle of a whip , rifle etc.
culata
stockist noun a person who stocks certain goods
distribuidor , proveedor
These boots can be obtained from your local stockist.
stocks noun plural the wooden framework upon which a ship is supported when being built , repaired etc.
astillero ; basada, cuna
formerly a wooden frame in which a criminal was fastened as a punishment
tronco , cepa
As a punishment he was put in the village stocks.
stockbroker noun a person who buys and sells stocks and shares for others .
corredor de bolsa
stock exchange noun a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold .
bolsa
stock market noun a stock exchange , or the dealings on that.
bolsa
stockpile noun a supply of goods or materials accumulated eg by a government in case of war or other emergency .
reservas
stock-still adjective, adverb motionless
inmóvil
He stood absolutely stock-still.
stock-taking noun a regular check of the goods in a shop , warehouse etc.
inventario
stock up phrasal verb to accumulate a supply of (something)
abastecerse
The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk .
take stock to form an opinion (about a situation etc)
evaluar algo, hacer balance de algo
Before you decide , give yourself time to take stock (of the situation ).
(Definition of stock from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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