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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inventory  \In"ven*to*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Inventories}.  [L. 
  inventarium:  cf  LL  inventorium  F.  inventaire  OF  also 
  inventoire  See  {Invent}.] 
  An  account,  catalogue,  or  schedule,  made  by  an  executor  or 
  administrator,  of  all  the  goods  and  chattels,  and  sometimes 
  of  the  real  estate,  of  a  deceased  person;  a  list  of  the 
  property  of  which  a  person  or  estate  is  found  to  be 
  possessed;  hence  an  itemized  list  of  goods  or  valuables, 
  with  their  estimated  worth;  specifically,  the  annual  account 
  of  stock  taken  in  any  business. 
 
  There  take  an  inventory  of  all  I  have  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  List;  register;  schedule;  catalogue.  See  {List}. 




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