Meaning of “non-durable goods” in the English Dictionary


"non-durable goods" in Business English

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non-durable goodsnoun [ plural ]

also nondurable goods uk us 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)