non-durable good

Definition

A good which is immediately used by a consumer or which has an expected lifespan of three years or less. Examples of non-durable goods include food and clothing. opposite ofdurable goods. also called soft good.

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During the trucking strike, the company was desperate to find other ways to transport the non-durable goods they grew at their produce farms.

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There were several items in the warehouse that were fine to stay but a few items were non-durable goods such as canned foods and boxes of cereal.

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The tax attorney tried unsuccessfully to argue that the inexpensive Chinese-made car brand could reasonably be considered a non-durable good, as very few could be expected to last longer than three years.

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