durable goods
noun plural see durables

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • durable goods — ➔ goods * * * durable goods UK US noun [plural] (also consumer durables, also hard goods) COMMERCE ► goods that can be used for a long time and that people do not buy very often, such as televisions and cars: »Factory orders for costly durable… …   Financial and business terms

  • durable goods — see good 2 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • durable goods — n. goods usable for a relatively long time, as machinery, automobiles, or household appliances …   English World dictionary

  • durable goods — durable .goods n [plural] AmE large things such as cars, televisions, and furniture, that you do not buy often British Equivalent: consumer durables …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • durable goods — noun plural AMERICAN things you do not buy often because they are expected to last for a long time, for example cars, furniture, and APPLIANCES (=machines used in the home) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • durable goods — noun consumer goods that are not destroyed by use • Syn: ↑durables, ↑consumer durables • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑consumer goods …   Useful english dictionary

  • durable goods — also durables N PLURAL Durable goods or durables are goods such as televisions or cars which are expected to last a long time, and are bought infrequently. [mainly AM] (in BRIT, usually use consumer durables) …   English dictionary

  • durable goods — goods, as household appliances, machinery, or sports equipment, that are not consumed or destroyed in use and can be used for a period of time, usually three or more years. Also called hard goods. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • durable goods — Goods which have a reasonably long life and which are not generally consumed in use; e.g. refrigerator …   Black's law dictionary

  • durable goods — Goods which have a reasonably long life and which are not generally consumed in use; e.g. refrigerator …   Black's law dictionary

  • durable goods — du′rable goods′ n. pl. bus goods, such as household appliances, that are not consumed in use and can be used for a period of time …   From formal English to slang

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