Definition of consumer society in English:

consumer society

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noun

chiefly • derogatory
  • A society in which the buying and selling of goods and services is the most important social and economic activity: the consumer society with its all-pervasive materialism
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    • Consumers should be able to vent at poor service, it is an incredibly important part of a consumer society.
    • We were transformed, beginning that period, from a producer society into a consumer society.
    • We went from a producer society to a consumer society, living on the poor of the world.

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