Meaning of DURABLE in English

DURABLE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈdu̇r-ə-bəl also ]

ˈdyu̇r- adjective

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin durabilis, from durare to last — more at during

Date: 14th century

: able to exist for a long time without significant deterioration ; also : designed to be durable

durable goods

Synonyms: see lasting

• du·ra·bil·i·ty ˌdu̇r-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌdyu̇r- noun

• du·ra·ble·ness ˈdu̇r-ə-bəl-nəs, ˈdyu̇r- noun

• du·ra·bly -blē adverb

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