Definition of consumer in English:

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Pronunciation: /kənˈsjuːmə/


1A person who purchases goods and services for personal use: recession-hit consumers are being lured by cheap prices [as modifier]: consumer demand
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  • It found that more than half of garages were delivering low standards of service to consumers.
  • This dedicated troupe have done the consumer a huge service by hiking up standards.
  • The consumer culture demands that when we are sick we have medicines to make us well.
purchaser, buyer, customer, shopper;
user, end-user;
client, patron;
(the consumer or consumers) the public, the market, the clientele
1.1A person or thing that eats or uses something: Scandinavians are the largest consumers of rye
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  • Will they see us as greedy consumers, selfishly gobbling up the world's resources.

Words that rhyme with consumer

bloomer, boomer, Duma, humour (US humor), Nkrumah, perfumer, puma, roomer, rumour (US rumor), satsuma, stumer, Sumer, tumour (US tumor)

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