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English definition of “dry goods”

dry goods

noun [plural]     COMMERCE
UK (also dry commodities) products that do not contain liquid, for example, tea, sugar, and flour: Use canisters to protect your rice, flour, cereal, and other dry goods from going stale.
US products such as clothes, sheets, curtains, etc., rather than things such as food or tools: dry goods business/company/store
(Definition of dry goods noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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