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nondurable

[ non-door-uh-buhl, -dyoor- ]
/ nɒnˈdʊər ə bəl, -ˈdyʊər- /
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adjective

not resistant to wear, decay, etc.; not sturdy: nondurable fabrics.
not lasting or enduring; consumable or perishable.

noun

nondurables. goods that are used up quickly or purchased frequently, as food and apparel.

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Origin of nondurable

OTHER WORDS FROM nondurable

non·du·ra·bil·i·ty, non·du·ra·ble·ness, nounnon·du·ra·bly, adverb
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