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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.
By September the women were joined by thousands of men and the demonstrations turned into riots which targeted the premises of anti-union employers and food stockpilers.
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.
Signatories include many of the world's producers, stockpilers and past users.