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[non-per-i-shuh-buh l]
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  1. not subject to rapid deterioration or decay: A supply of nonperishable food was kept for emergencies.
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  1. Usually nonperishables. articles or items, especially of food, not subject to rapid spoilage.
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Origin of nonperishable

First recorded in 1920–25; non- + perishable
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Related Words for non-perishable

durable, perpetual, immortal, abiding, deathless, enduring, everlasting, immutable, imperishable, incorruptible, indelible, indissoluble, permanent, unalterable, unbreakable, unchangeable, undying, inextinguishable, inextirpable, irrefragable

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Word Origin and History for non-perishable


also nonperishable, 1887, from non- + perishable.

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