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"durable" in British English

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durableadjective

uk   /ˈdjʊə.rə.bl̩/  us   /ˈdʊr.ə-/
durability
noun [U] uk   /ˌdjʊə.rəˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /ˌdʊr.əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
the durability of the ​materials used
(Definition of durable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"durable" in American English

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durableadjective

 us   /ˈdʊər·ə·bəl/
able to last a ​longtime without being ​damaged
durability
noun [U]  us   /ˌdʊər·əˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
The ​fabric is the ​perfectblend for ​comfort, breathability and durability.
(Definition of durable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"durable" in Business English

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durableadjective

uk   us   /ˈdjʊərəbl/
able to be used for a ​longtime without getting ​damaged: The ​plastic used in this ​product was ​stronger and more durable than earlier ​plastics.
able to continue for a ​longtime without ​failing: Our ​aim is to ​build a durable and ​profitablebusiness.
(Definition of durable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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