Definition of 'inventory'
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Take an inventory of applications and technology platform stacks. Computing (2010)But hapless renters were often hit by a host of supplements including an inventory of the property, which was as high as 340 in some cases. The Sun (2016)In fact it will be more of a wish list than an inventory of pledges. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Take inventory of the people on your team. Christianity Today (2000)Prices are down and inventories of unsold homes are up. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most firms have run down their stocks and inventory depletion is now almost complete. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He channelled his scientific skills into new ways of managing inventories and distributing stocks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The wills and inventories listed by Lord are quietly evocative. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Rising inventories of unsold homes have driven new construction to a 20-year low. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For me it's impossible to listen to that album or examine it or take inventory of it. The Sun (2014)Then she makes an inventory. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)I wasn't fit enough to make an inventory though. The Sun (2008) Wholesale businesses reduced inventories by 0.9 per cent and sales rose by 0.7 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Once you've finished the inventory, make up a list of specific tasks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Initially we have to reduce our inventory ( stock ) and cut jobs and production. The Sun (2008)But almost one-third of the sales were of repossessed properties, and inventories of unsold homes actually rose. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It cut 170 jobs earlier this year and has battled to reduce enormous stock inventories in its American business. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Give the Assad Government the tightest of deadlines to supply a detailed inventory of his chemical weapons and their exact location. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With inventories of unsold homes at a 13-year high and rising, it is no surprise that prices are finally dropping. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Make your lidded inventory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Traders' pessimism deepened after official US statistics showed a huge rise in inventories of refined products. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On Wednesday the US government reported that crude inventories had unexpectedly risen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Check the school's information pack or website for a detailed inventory of required uniform and kit, and check this information again each summer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Data from the US yesterday showed an unexpected rise in crude inventories, adding to the sense that the world was awash with oil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'inventory'
British English: inventory /ˈɪnvəntərɪ; -trɪ/ NOUN
An inventory is a written list of all the objects in a place.
He made an inventory of everything that was in the flat.
- American English: inventory
- Arabic: جَرْدٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inventário
- Chinese: 存货
- Croatian: inventar
- Czech: inventář
- Danish: opgørelse
- Dutch: inventaris
- European Spanish: inventario
- Finnish: inventaario
- French: inventaire
- German: Inventar
- Greek: κατάλογος απογραφέντων αντικειμένων
- Italian: inventario
- Japanese: 目録
- Korean: 품목 일람
- Norwegian: liste
- Polish: inwentarz
- European Portuguese: inventário
- Romanian: inventar
- Russian: опись
- Spanish: inventario
- Swedish: inventarieförteckning
- Thai: รายการสิ่งของ
- Turkish: envanter
- Ukrainian: інвентаризація
- Vietnamese: bản kiểm kê
Definition of inventory from the Collins English Dictionary
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