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English definition of “durable goods”

durable goods

noun [plural]
 
 
(also consumer durables, also hard goods) COMMERCE
goods that can be used for a long time and that people do not buy very often, such as televisions and cars: Factory orders for costly durable goods dropped for a second consecutive month in October. The Ohio economy relies in part on durable goods manufacturing. → Compare non-durable goods, consumer non-durables
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