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"dry goods" in British English

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dry goodsnoun [plural]

uk   us  

dry goods noun [plural] (FOOD)

food, such as ​coffee and ​flour, that is ​solid and ​dry

dry goods noun [plural] (CLOTH)

US old-fashioned (UK drapery) cloth, ​pins, ​thread, etc. used for ​sewing
(Definition of dry goods from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dry goods" in Business English

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dry goodsnoun [plural]

uk   us   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 ​goodsbusiness/​company/​store
(Definition of dry goods from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dry goods”
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 干货(如咖啡、面粉等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 乾貨(如咖啡、麵粉等)…
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