[ non-door-uh-buhl, -dyoor- ]
/ nɒnˈdʊər ə bəl, -ˈdyʊər- /
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not resistant to wear, decay, etc.; not sturdy: nondurable fabrics.
not lasting or enduring; consumable or perishable.
nondurables. goods that are used up quickly or purchased frequently, as food and apparel.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
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OTHER WORDS FROM nondurablenon·du·ra·bil·i·ty, non·du·ra·ble·ness, nounnon·du·ra·bly, adverb
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