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English definition of “non-durable goods”

non-durable goods

noun [plural] (also nondurable goods)
 
 
(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. There was stronger demand for both durable products like airplanes and for nondurables such as food and paper products.
(Definition of non-durable goods from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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