capital good

capital goods

plural noun Economics.
machines and tools used in the production of other goods (contrasted with consumer goods ).

Origin:
1895–1900

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capital goods
 
pl n
economics Compare consumer goods Also called: producer goods goods that are themselves utilized in the production of other goods rather than being sold to consumers

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capital goods definition


Goods used in the production of commodities; producers' goods. (Compare consumer goods.)

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