durable durable  /ˈdʊ rə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) existing for a long time
  2. (adj) capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay
  3. (adj) very long lasting

Usage(s):

  • Even accidentally tearing a picture is unlikely, since the paper is coated with durable plastic.

News

  1. Durable Goods and Consumer Confidence Boost Dollar

    Durable Goods and Consumer Confidence Boost Dollar
    on June 25, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Durable Goods Smash Expectations

    Durable goods orders for May come in better than expected. Levy Forecasting Center's Robert King tells Joe Deaux it was a strong report.        
    on June 25, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  3. Durable-goods orders surge on plane orders; 'core' orders up 1.1%

    Durable-goods orders surge on plane orders; 'core' orders up 1.1%
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Market Watch

Quotes

  1. Rice said she hoped European countries would work out similar bilateral agreements with Israel to "bring into being a durable cease-fire, a cease-fire that can actually hold."
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Philippine Star

  2. "A strong and durable recovery also requires countries not having an undue advantage," he said. "As I told (Chinese) President Hu Jintao yesterday, the United States welcomes China's decision to allow its currency to appreciate in response to...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

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