producer goods

plural noun

Definition of producer goods

: goods (such as tools and raw materials) used to produce other goods and satisfy human wants only indirectly

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Recent Examples on the Web What has changed is the search for cheap labor, because the rise of middle classes in China, India, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and sub-Saharan Africa has increased wages everywhere, giving producers good reason to automate production. Time, "The American International Order Is Finished," 18 Nov. 2019 What: Local boys turned international DJs and producers Good Things Ahead (aka GTA) return home on the strength of a recent label launch, ready to rock the crowd with house, funk, bass and Latin beats. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Here's Your 2019 Dance Party Guide For Art Basel & Miami Art Week," 5 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of producer goods

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Producer goods.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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