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prosumer Syllabification: pro·sum·er
Pronunciation: /prōˈso͞omər/

Definition of prosumer in English:


1An amateur who purchases equipment with quality or features suitable for professional use: the magazine is aimed at the prosumer who uses a $10,000 camera to make home movies of his dog
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  • And while the line-input's audio quality isn't professional, or even prosumer level, it's still good enough for most consumer applications.
  • Its $1700 price point makes it a prosumer device.
  • Being a good deal smaller and lighter than its predecessor, it's barely larger than some of the prosumer types on sale.
2A prospective consumer who is involved in the design, manufacture, or development of a product or service: a panel of prosumers weighed in on the plans for the new shampoo


1980s: blend of professional or producer or proactive and consumer.

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