Inventory

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Definition

an inventory (of stock): a stock list, an itemized list (of goods)
noun
After looking at the inventory, I realized that we had to order more t-shirts. I saw from the list that there were only two left in stock.
We must sell all of our inventory as fast as possible. Everything that remains in stock must be sold soon!

to take, to make inventory (of): to make a list of the remaining stock
idiom

I need to take inventory of the situation: I have to assess exactly what happened

an inventory (of fixtures): a list of the furniture and objects in a house or apartment
An inventory was prepared (in duplicate) for the apartment, to be signed by the landlord and the new tenant.

Examples

  • "Rearranged and made inventory of chemical storage cabinet."
  • "Mick : Our inventory is coming up short month after month."
  • "Bargain Basement Bundle : The big advantage of this package (aside from the low price) is the inventory feature."
  • "I've been reviewing your monthly financial report and there seems to be something strange going on in the inventory of finished goods."
  • "The strange inventory numbers were all due to a programming glitch with the inventory-counting device."
  • "We use it to keep track of inventory."
  • "The device shows that we have three bottles at fifty dollars per unit – that makes an inventory of a hundred and fifty dollars."
  • "For some reason, the "perfume counter" wasn't deducting units of Moulin Magic from the inventory when they were sold and left the warehouse."
  • "Let me reset the inventory to zero."
  • "It has become a morning ritual of mine to take a quick visual inventory of the bike's progress towards non-existence."

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