Definition of stocktaking noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈstɒkteɪkɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɑːkteɪkɪŋ//
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  1. 1(especially British English) the process of making a list of all the goods in a shop/store or business closed for stocktaking Who does the stocktaking? compare inventory
  2. 2the process of thinking carefully about your own situation or position She had some mental stocktaking to do.