perishability (ˌperishaˈbility) or perishableness (ˈperishableness)
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Goods such as food that are perishable go bad after quite a short length of time. ⇒ ...perishable food like fruit, vegetables and meat. ⇒ Raw eggs are highly perishable and must be chilled before and after cooking.
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