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dead stock UK US noun [U]
COMMERCE an amount of a product that a company has bought or made but is unable to sell. Storing dead stock costs money and so reduces the amount of profit a company can make: »

Under the rules you can discount the products after a year, but a year is a long time to keep dead stock.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dead stock — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dead stock — noun 1. /ˈdɛd stɒk/ (say ded stok) farming equipment, as distinct from livestock. 2. /dɛd ˈstɒk/ (say ded stok) stock in a business enterprise which is no longer saleable, and is to be written off …   Australian English dictionary

  • dead stock — n. stem of a plant; trunk, main stem of a tree; (Business) goods that cannot be sold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dead stock — Goods in inventory for which there is no market …   Black's law dictionary

  • dead stock — noun : farm tools and equipment opposed to livestock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dead Stock Paradise — Infobox Album Name = DEAD STOCK PARADISE Type = video Artist = The Pillows Released = September 3, 2003 Recorded = Genre = Alternative rock Label = King Records DEAD STOCK PARADISE is a collection of music videos by the pillows. This was released …   Wikipedia

  • Dead — (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de[ a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d[ o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See {Die}, and cf. {Death}.] 1. Deprived of life; opposed to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dead ahead — Dead Dead (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de[ a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d[ o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See {Die}, and cf. {Death}.] 1. Deprived of life;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dead angle — Dead Dead (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de[ a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d[ o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See {Die}, and cf. {Death}.] 1. Deprived of life;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dead block — Dead Dead (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de[ a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d[ o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See {Die}, and cf. {Death}.] 1. Deprived of life;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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