Definition of destock verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

destock

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈstɒk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈstɑːk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they destock
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈstɒk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈstɑːk//
 
he / she / it destocks
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈstɒks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈstɑːks//
 
past simple destocked
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈstɒkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈstɑːkt//
 
past participle destocked
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈstɒkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈstɑːkt//
 
-ing form destocking
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈstɒkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈstɑːkɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] destock (something) (British English, business) to reduce the amount of goods in a shop/store, the amount of materials kept available for making something in a factory, etc.