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non-consumable

non--con·sum·a·ble
N n

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [nohn ohb-stahn-te kuh n-soo-muh-buh l]
    • /noʊn oʊbˈstɑn tɛ kənˈsu mə bəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [nohn ohb-stahn-te kuh n-soo-muh-buh l]
    • /noʊn oʊbˈstɑn tɛ kənˈsu mə bəl/

Definitions of non-consumable word

  • adjective non-consumable able or meant to be consumed, as by eating, drinking, or using: consumable goods. 1
  • adjective non-consumable liable to be used up or depleted: comsumable resources. 1
  • noun non-consumable Usually, consumables. something that is produced to be consumed, as processed food or fuel. 1

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Origin of non-consumable

First appearance:

before 1635
One of the 43% oldest English words
First recorded in 1635-45; consume + -able

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Parts of speech for Non-consumable

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

non-consumable popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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