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[non-per-i-shuh-buh l] /nɒnˈpɛr ɪ ʃə bəl/
not subject to rapid deterioration or decay:
A supply of nonperishable food was kept for emergencies.
Usually, nonperishables. articles or items, especially of food, not subject to rapid spoilage.
Origin of nonperishable
1920-25; non- + perishable Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Carry nonperishable food, extra water and blankets in case you are stranded.
  • Always carry blankets, a supply of nonperishable food and several gallons of water, along with flashlights and a first-aid kit.
  • Have an evacuation or survival kit ready with nonperishable food, water, a first aid kit and other things you'll need.
  • Stack plastic cups and any nonperishable food items such as canned soups and boxes of cereal in another cardboard box.
  • Make the campsite comfortable by stocking up on nonperishable supplies, and buying ice wherever it is available.
  • Carry a small supply of nonperishable food and space blankets for emergency heating.
  • Pack an emergency kit consisting of a first aid kit, blankets, water and nonperishable food.
  • Always carry rain gear, blankets, nonperishable food and water.
  • Any special dietary needs and nonperishable foods for snacks.
  • The food should be nonperishable items that don't need to be cooked, such as tuna and crackers.

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