stocktaking

/ˈstɒkteɪkɪŋ/ (say 'stoktayking)

noun
1. the examination and listing of goods, assets, etc., in a shop, business, etc.
2. a reappraisal or reassessment of one's position, progress, prospects, etc.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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