durable goods

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durable goods

pl n
(Commerce) goods, such as most producer goods and some consumer goods, that require infrequent replacement. Compare disposable goods, perishables. Also called: durables

du′rable goods′


n.pl.
goods, such as household appliances, that are not consumed in use and can be used for a period of time.

durable goods

Goods—usually consumer items, such as large appliances—that are consumed over time and require infrequent replacement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.durable goods - consumer goods that are not destroyed by usedurable goods - consumer goods that are not destroyed by use
appliance - durable goods for home or office use
consumer goods - goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations

durable goods

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