consumer durables

consumer durables
noun BrE (plural) large things such as cars, televisions, or furniture that you do not buy often or regularly; durable goods AmE

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • consumer durables —  Consumer goods that have a use life of more than one year, including automobiles, appliances, and furniture.  ► “Consumer durables” is a category in GDP accounting. Changes in consumer durables expenditures are an indicator of consumer… …   American business jargon

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  • consumer durables — noun consumer goods that are not destroyed by use • Syn: ↑durables, ↑durable goods • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑consumer goods …   Useful english dictionary

  • consumer durables — con.sumer durables n [plural] BrE large things such as cars, televisions, or furniture that you do not buy often …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • consumer durables — con,sumer durables noun plural BRITISH DURABLE GOODS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • consumer durables — /kənˌsjumə ˈdjurəbəlz/ (say kuhn.syoohmuh dyoohruhbuhlz) plural noun consumer goods of a permanent nature …   Australian English dictionary

  • consumer durables — stable or long lasting goods which are bought by consumers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • consumer durables — plural noun products expected to have a long useful life …   English new terms dictionary

  • consumer durables — UK / US noun [plural] British products such as cars, furniture, and electrical equipment that are expected to last for a long time …   English dictionary