Meaning of INVENTORY in English

INVENTORY

/ ˈɪnvəntri; NAmE -tɔːri/ noun , verb

■ noun ( pl. -ies )

1.

[ C ] a written list of all the objects, furniture, etc. in a particular building :

an inventory of the museum's contents

2.

[ U ] ( NAmE ) all the goods in a shop

SYN stock :

The inventory will be disposed of over the next twelve weeks.

inventory control

—compare stocktaking

■ verb

( in·ven·tor·ies , in·ven·tory·ing , in·ven·tor·ied , in·ven·tor·ied ) [ vn ] ( formal ) to make a complete list of sth :

I've inventoried my father's collection of prints.

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from medieval Latin inventorium , alteration of late Latin inventarium , literally a list of what is found, from Latin invenire come upon.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.