durable goods

durable goods
noun
consumer goods that are not destroyed by use
Syn: ↑durables, ↑consumer durables
Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form
Hypernyms: ↑consumer goods
Hyponyms: ↑appliance

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noun [plural]
US : products (such as cars and stoves) that that usually last a very long time — called also (Brit) consumer durables

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ˌdurable ˈgoods [durable goods] (NAmE) (BrE conˌsumer ˈdurables) noun plural
(business) goods which are expected to last for a long time after they have been bought, such as cars, televisions, etc.
See also:consumer durables

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