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capital goods

plural noun, Economics.
machines and tools used in the production of other goods (contrasted with consumer goods).
Origin of capital goods
First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
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capital goods

plural noun
(economics) goods that are themselves utilized in the production of other goods rather than being sold to consumers Also called producer goods Compare consumer goods
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capital goods in Culture

capital goods definition

Goods used in the production of commodities; producers' goods. (Compare consumer goods.)

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