place/put stock in

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Definition of place/put stock in

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: to have confidence or faith in someone or something He placed/put a lot of stock in her ability to get the job done. I don't put much stock in the rumors. I'm willing to put some stock in these polls since they've been accurate before.

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“Place/put stock in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/place%2Fput%20stock%20in. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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