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Can any one explain those conditions on which we have to use word 'list' and 'inventory'

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closed as general reference by Kris, Mitch, kiamlaluno, jwpat7, MετάEd Sep 9 '12 at 4:33

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Have you googled? –  Kris Apr 23 '12 at 14:08

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NOAD defines:

inventory: a complete list of item such as property, goods in stock, or the contents of a building
[in our warehouse you'll find a large inventory of new and used bicycles]

and

list: a number of connected items written or printed consecutively, typically one below the other
[writing a shopping list]

So, you should use inventory and list as NOAD says.

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Couldn't OP look up NOAD? Or just google? I don't mean to be rude. –  Kris Apr 23 '12 at 13:57

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