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consumerism

con·sum·er·ism

consumerism

 
pronunciation:
kn su m rih zm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the idea that the consumption of goods is beneficial to society or its economy.
definition 2: a movement that attempts to protect consumers from defective or harmful goods and services and from unfair business practices such as deceptive advertising.
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