An inventory of a people only reveals that a people cannot be inventoried.
For years, airlines were generally content to throw out a large chunk of their inventory.
A city at its best, wrote the philosopher René Descartes, provides “an inventory of the possible.”
Data from the National Association of Realtors suggest that the inventory of homes available for sale has shrunk considerably.
You still have to manage the vendor and the classification of everything in your inventory under the tax laws of many states.
In a moment he forgot the rebuke he had received, and laughingly went on with the inventory.
Come, Johnson, he said, we will take an inventory of all we have left.
An inventory of the supplies showed that everything was accounted for.
He had gotten thus far in the inventory when a shadow darkened the doorway.
We would on no account sit down with that rascally-looking fellow that is driving and taking an inventory of the Vicar's stock.
early 15c., from Old French inventoire "inventory, detailed list of goods, catalogue," from Medieval Latin inventorium (Late Latin inventarium) "list of what is found," from Latin inventus, past participle of invenire "to find" (see invention). The verb is first recorded c.1600, from the noun.
An itemized list of a firm's goods that have not yet been sold.