1 designed for disposal after use
2 available for use if needed
3 something, such as a baby's nappy, that is designed for disposal
4 pl short for →
disposability, disposableness n
pl n consumer goods that are used up a short time after purchase, including perishables, newspapers, clothes, etc.
durable goods (Also called)
1 the money a person has available to spend after paying taxes, pension contributions, etc.
2 the total amount of money that the individuals in a community, country, etc., have available to buy consumer goods
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