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  1. in·ven·to·ry
    IPA[ˈinvənˌtôrē]
  2. noun

    • 1. a complete list of items such as property, goods in stock, or the contents of a building.

    • 2. a quantity of goods held in stock:

      in our warehouse you'll find a large inventory of new and used bicycles
    • 3. (in accounting) the entire stock of a business, including materials, components, work in progress, and finished products.

    verb

    • 1. make a complete list of:

      I inventoried his collection of drawings
    • 2. enter in a list:

      about forty possible sites were inventoried
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: inventory, plural noun: inventories

    • v.: verb: inventory, 3rd person present: inventories, gerund or present participle: inventorying, past tense: inventoried, past participle: inventoried

    • noun

      a complete list of items such as property, goods in stock, or the contents of a building.

      a quantity of merchandise or goods held in stock:

    • verb

      make a complete list of:

      enter in a list:

    • noun

      the fact or process of ensuring that appropriate amounts of stock are maintained by a business, so as to be able to meet customer demand without delay while keeping the costs associated with holding stock to a minimum:
    • noun

      a type of questionnaire designed to reveal the respondent's personality traits:
    • noun

      the fact or process of ensuring that appropriate amounts of stock are maintained by a business, so as to be able to meet customer demand without delay while keeping the costs associated with holding stock to a minimum:
    • noun

      a type of questionnaire designed to reveal the respondent's personality traits:
    • noun

      a test consisting of hundreds of true-false questions, used as a diagnostic tool by psychologists.
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