stock in trade

Legal Definition of stock in trade

: the equipment, merchandise, or materials necessary to or used in a trade or business

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“Stock in trade.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/stock%20in%20trade. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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