buffer stock

noun

commerce a stock of a commodity built up by a government or trade organization with the object of using it to stabilize prices

Nearby words

  1. buffcoat,
  2. buffe,
  3. buffel grass,
  4. buffer,
  5. buffer state,
  6. buffer value,
  7. buffer zone,
  8. buffet,
  9. buffet car,
  10. buffeting

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