Business English word of the day: warehouse

Warehouse : entrepôt
Warehousing : entreposage
Warehouseman : manutentionaire

The word warehouse is a compound word – ware (goods, stock) and house.

Ware is a homophone of wear (porter-vêtements).

Hardware is the word used for things used for maintentance and repair. In computers, it is used for the physical parts of a computer, as opposed to software, which is the programmes that make the computer work.