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consumables

noun [plural]     /kənˈsjuː.mə.bl̩z/ US  /-suː-/
goods , especially food or services , that people buy regularly because they are quickly used and need to be replaced often: At this hospital we use up bandages , disposable gloves , and other consumables at an alarming rate .Products and producersBuying and selling in general
(Definition of consumables noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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