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Article that can lose its usefulness and value if not appropriately stored or transported, or if not utilized within certain period.

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If you are dealing with perishable foods you must do your best to get them off your shelves as fast as possible.
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The perishable goods were being shipped by boat so we expected them to have an expected shelf life of 2 weeks upon arrival.
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I realized that the man's writings were perishable and might be lost in the future some time if not guarded.
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