Definition of capital goods in English:

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capital goods

Pronunciation: /ˈkapədl ɡo͝odz/

plural noun

Goods that are used in producing other goods, rather than being bought by consumers. Often contrasted with consumer goods.
Example sentences
  • It must be noted that the reasoning just quoted hypothesizes an unmonopolized supply of consumer and capital goods.
  • U.S. exporters of consumer and capital goods should also benefit from a weaker currency.
  • Capital, moreover, is perfectly mobile, in contrast to capital goods.

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Syllabification: cap·i·tal goods

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