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  1. stock-in-tradenoun

    any equipment constantly used as part of a profession or occupation

    "friendliness is the salesman's stock in trade"


  1. stock-in-tradenoun

    Merchandise and other necessary supplies kept on hand in order to do business.

  2. stock-in-tradenoun

    A person's skill or ability that they hire out for pay.


  1. stock-in-trade

    Stock-in-trade is a term primarily used in business that refers to the total amount of goods, products, or resources that a company or individual regularly uses or sells as part of their regular business operations. It can also refer to the tools, skills or knowledge frequently used by a particular person or in a specific profession.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stock-in-trade in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stock-in-trade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of stock-in-trade in a Sentence

  1. Steve King:

    Jorge Ramos' stock in trade is identifying and trying to drive wedges between race, race and ethnicity, I should say to be more correct. When you start accentuating the differences, then you start ending up with people that are at each other's throats. And he's adding up Hispanics and blacks into what he predicts will be in greater number than whites in America. I will predict that Hispanics and the blacks will be fighting each other before that happens.

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