Meaning of “disposable” in the English Dictionary

"disposable" in American English

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disposableadjective

us /dɪˈspoʊ·zə·bəl/

intended to be thrown away after use:

disposable cups

(Definition of “disposable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"disposable" in Business English

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disposableadjective

uk /dɪˈspəʊzəbl/ us

[ usually before noun ] used to describe a product that can be bought cheaply and is meant to be thrown away after use:

The market no longer offers disposable plastic bags at checkout.
disposable cameras/razors/lenses
disposable diapers/nappies
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[ only before noun ] FINANCE available for use:

disposable assets/capital/cash

disposablenoun

uk /dɪˈspəʊzəbl/ us

[ C, usually plural ] a disposable product:

medical/plastic disposables
Many people now use cloth nappies instead of disposables.
The company claims that one rechargeable battery replaces 500 to 1,000 disposables.
disposables [ plural ]

ECONOMICS →  non-durable goods

(Definition of “disposable” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)