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goods  


      pl n  
1    possessions and personal property  
2    sometimes sing     (Economics)   commodities that are tangible, usually movable, and generally not consumed at the same time as they are produced  
   Compare       services  
3    articles of commerce; merchandise  
4      (Chiefly Brit)  
a    merchandise when transported, esp. by rail; freight  
b    (as modifier)  
a goods train     
5    the goods  
a    Informal   that which is expected or promised  
to deliver the goods     
b    Slang   the real thing  
c      (U.S. and Canadian)  
slang   incriminating evidence (esp. in the phrase have the goods on someone)  
6    a piece of goods  
Slang   a person, esp. a woman  


brown goods  
      pl n     (Marketing)   consumer goods such as televisions, radios, or videos  
   Compare       white goods       1  
capital goods  
      pl n     (Economics)   goods that are themselves utilized in the production of other goods rather than being sold to consumers,   (Also called)    producer goods      Compare       consumer goods  
consumer goods  
      pl n   goods that satisfy personal needs rather than those required for the production of other goods or services  
   Compare       capital goods  
disposable goods  
      pl n   consumer goods that are used up a short time after purchase, including perishables, newspapers, clothes, etc.  
   Compare       durable goods     (Also called)    disposables  
durable goods  
      pl n   goods, such as most producer goods and some consumer goods, that require infrequent replacement  
   Compare       disposable goods       perishables     (Also called)    durables  
fancy goods  
      pl n   small decorative gifts; knick-knacks  
goods and chattels  
      pl n   any property that is not freehold, usually limited to include only moveable property  
piece goods  
      pl n   goods, esp. fabrics, made in standard widths and lengths,   (Also called)    yard goods  
producer goods   , producer's goods  
      pl n      other terms for       capital goods  
rubber goods  
      pl n  
Euphemistic   contraceptives; condoms  
small goods  
      pl n     (Austral. and N.Z.)   meats bought from a delicatessen, such as sausages  
soft goods  
      pl n   textile fabrics and related merchandise  
white goods  
      pl n  
1      (Marketing)   large household appliances, such as refrigerators, cookers  
   Compare       brown goods  
2    household linen such as sheets, towels, tablecloths, etc.  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
buying or selling of goods tangible or intangible and services commonly on internet actually happen in cyberspace is called ecommerce or cyber commerce
[Tech.]
adv.
in spite of the flaws/minuses/disadvantages; with goods and bads; with minuses and pluses
love / accept smb. flaws and all = love /accept smb. as he/she is, with qualities and flaws.
n.
a business model in which goods or services are shared, swapped, or rented over networks, rather than being owned by individuals
Ex: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer accomodation marketplace Related to the concept of "sharing economy"
n.
innovation paradigm that assumes firms should use external ideas and/or external paths to market in their innovation process
[Tech.];[Bus.] word coined by Henry Chesbrough, who opposes this paradigm to the closed innovation one, where all the innovation process happens within the borders of the firm.
adj.
having good taste
n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
exp.
expression used to describe something working fine, good or excellent
adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'

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