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durable

du·ra·ble

durable

 
 
pronunciation:
du r bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: not easily worn out; long-lasting; sturdy.
These boots are made of durable leather and have lasted me for years.This furniture looks nice, but it's not very durable.
synonyms:
sturdy
antonyms:
delicate, fragile, short-lived, weak
similar words:
enduring, lasting, long-lasting, permanent, robust, serviceable, sound, stout, strong, substantial, tough
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part of speech: noun
definition: (pl.) durable goods, such as cars and machines, that are not immediately consumed or readily worn out.
derivations: durably (adv.), durability (n.), durableness (n.)
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