warehousing: meaning and definitions

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What is warehousing?

What is warehousing?

  • A place in which goods or merchandise are stored; a storehouse.
  • A large, usually wholesale shop.
  • To place or store in a warehouse, especially in a bonded or government warehouse.
  • To institutionalize (a person) in usually deficient housing and in conditions in which medical, educational, psychiatric, and social services are below par or absent:"has felt forced to warehouse hundreds of children in temporary shelters"(Justine Wise Polier).

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