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nonperishable

[non-per-i-shuh-buh l] /nɒnˈpɛr ɪ ʃə bəl/
adjective
1.
not subject to rapid deterioration or decay:
A supply of nonperishable food was kept for emergencies.
noun
2.
Usually, nonperishables. articles or items, especially of food, not subject to rapid spoilage.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; non- + perishable
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adj.

also nonperishable, 1887, from non- + perishable.

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