the requisites for carrying on a business, especially goods kept on hand for sale in a store.
resources or abilities peculiar to an individual or group or employed for a specific purpose:
A feeling for language should be part of the stock in trade of any writer.
stock in trade
goods in stock necessary for carrying on a business
anything constantly used by someone as a part of his profession, occupation, or trade: friendliness is the salesman’s stock in trade
adjective 1. like a block of wood; stupid. adjective 1. stupid or dull
noun, British. 1. a wholesale or retail establishment that stocks merchandise. noun 1. (commerce, Brit) a dealer who undertakes to maintain stocks of a specified product at or above a certain minimum in return for favourable buying terms granted by the manufacturer of the product
noun 1. a stock salesperson, especially one who sells or promotes worthless securities. 2. British. a stock-exchange operator who acts as an intermediary between brokers. noun 1. (Brit) (formerly) a wholesale dealer on a stock exchange who sold securities to brokers without transacting directly with the public Often shortened to jobber See also market maker […]
or stock book noun 1. a permanent record of the capital stock of a corporation, listing the names and addresses of the stockholders, the number of the shares owned, the serial numbers of their stock certificates, etc. 2. stores ledger.