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Fungible

A description applied to items of which each unit is identical to every other unit, such as in the case of grain, oil, or flour.

Fungible goods are those that can readily be estimated and replaced according to weight, measure, and amount.

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Second, the sale has different effects as regards the fungible or non-fungible goods.
Three generalizations are permitted by the evidence: (i) aid finances government spending; (ii) the extent to which aid is fungible is over-stated and even where it is fungible this does not appear to make the aid less effective; (iii) there is no systematic effect of aid on tax effort.
--El tipo de material mas utilizado en los patios de recreos suele ser el fungible deportivo aunque hay algunas zonas como la tranquila, la de actividades creativas y la de actividades sociales que, en la mayoria de los centros, no se suelen emplear ningun tipo de material.
When it comes to fungibles, nobody beats the home furnishings industry.
Loyalty is fungible in today's economy, and goes to the highest bidder.
But it is also, in this era of globalization, extremely fungible. So it must be carefully protected and leveraged to ensure that it continues to generate sustainable competitive advantage.
These are not altogether useless categories, but they are awfully fungible. Take, for example, the chapter on How Entertainers are Bad for Presidents.
Many comment that surrogates are notable for their inability to convey those crucial artifactual aspects and can deliver to the user only that which is fungible, that is, portable in any format.
Since monies are fungible, i.e., interchangeable, a pro-abortion group receiving "non-abortion-related" funds for one country may easily shift those funds around for pro-abortion activities in another country.
Of course, Colombia's misery is fungible; if we concentrate solely on fixing the problem in Colombia, we will see the narcotics trade relocating to greener pastures across the region.
There are two more reasons for inaccuracies in this reversal that we have yet to cover: fungible resources and unavailability of detailed knowledge.
In particular, Sullivan follows the discursive traces of a historical evolution in which what he calls landscapes of "stewardship" or "custom" (in which land is understood as manifesting social relations and moral obligations) were finally transformed into landscapes of "absolute property" (in which land is understood as a fungible economic object, and an object of economic development and profit).