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stockpile

(stŏk′pīl″)
To withhold from immediate use; to maintain in storage for future needs. In many countries stockpiles of food rations, medications, or vaccines are maintained by governmental agencies in anticipation of future public health needs.
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Stockpilers tend to be regular, often daily, users of opiates and/or cocaine.
Stockpilers rarely re-use or share a needle, largely because it is not necessary.
"When I'm fighting for cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation"--one of the nation's biggest stockpilers of nuclear waste--"I'm driven by concerns for those who live downwind and for a friend who died after working there."
It signals to developers and stockpilers of weapons of mass destruction that such measures may target them also.
An entirely new registration procedure was put in place as of August 18, 2019, and the FTA called on all concerned businesses -- including producers, importers, and stockpilers of Excise Goods -- to take the initiative and register said goods in the new system.
As part of the first phase of implementing the Cabinet Decision, the FTA called on producers, importers, and stockpilers of sweetened drinks with added sugar to abide by the Decision and start registering for excise tax purposes, noting that Excise Tax is an indirect tax that is imposed on certain products deemed harmful in an effort to curb their consumption.
' - is a raid that happens between the factions of weapon stockpilers who will use anything at their disposal to eliminate the other.
The Dungannon firm specialises in the design and manufacture of mobile machinery such as stackers, conveyors, stockpilers, shredders and trommels for recycling a wide range of materials.
Signatories include many of the world's producers, stockpilers and past users.
Dubai: The Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) is unlikely to be adopted by the major cluster munition producers, stockpilers and users.
But the MP stressed the fight for a worldwide ban had to be maintained with "maximum" pressure on main producers and stockpilers of the deadly weapons, including the United States, Russia and China.