Definition of consumer society in English:

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consumer society

Pronunciation: /kənˈs(y)o͞omər səˈsīədē/


often derogatory
A society in which the buying and selling of goods and services is the most important social and economic activity.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: con·sum·er so·ci·e·ty

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