non-durable goods


non-durable goods
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non-durable goods UK US (also nondurable goods) noun [plural] (also non-durables, also consumer non-durables)
ECONOMICS, COMMERCE goods that do not last for a long time and that people buy often: »

Job prospects look best in non-durable goods manufacturing and wholesale and retail trade.

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There was stronger demand for both durable products like airplanes and for nondurables such as food and paper products.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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