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  • n. Plural form of fungible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Things which may be furnished or restored in kind, as distinguished from specific things; -- called also fungible things.
  • n.pl. Movable goods which may be valued by weight or measure, in contradistinction from those which must be judged of individually.

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Examples

  • High-level commercial pricers, as well as personal pricers, reduced the producers of fungibles to the comparative handful of long-established multilaterals, resulting in a comparatively stable price structure ...

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  • Like efficient automobile engines for example, in vogue now, but until the threat of peak oil, they were purchased and thrown to the ash bin, because oil was one of hte few fungibles linked to a currency, (USD).

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  • And they're just different products, so they are not fungibles, you are kind of saying you can't use those products for other applications?

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  • If the Rovians give Sarah a few more tidbits like fungibles of which she doesn't know the meaning and cannot use in a sentence, she will come off as a fundie wing nut.

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  • _mutuum_, however, was nothing else than a sale of fungibles, and therefore the just price in such a contract was the return of fungibles of the same value as those lent.

    An Essay on Mediaeval Economic Teaching

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