durable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dūrābilis (lasting, permanent), from dūrō (harden, make hard).

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durable (comparative more durable, superlative most durable)

  1. Able to resist wear, decay; lasting; enduring.

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Noun[edit]

durable (plural durables)

  1. (economics) A durable good, one useful over more than one period, especially a year.
    • 1989, Robert A. Pollak, , page 188:
      In a frictionless world with perfect rental markets, there is an unambiguous cost associated with the use of a durable for a single period.

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Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

durable (epicene, plural durables)

  1. durable (able to resist wear; enduring)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dūrābilis.

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durable (masculine and feminine, plural durables)

  1. durable
  2. sustainable

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dūrābilis.

Adjective[edit]

durable m, f (plural durables)

  1. durable

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