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consumer goods

pl.n.
Goods, such as food and clothing, that satisfy human wants through their direct consumption or use.

consumer goods

pl n
(Economics) goods that satisfy personal needs rather than those required for the production of other goods or services. Compare capital goods

consum′er goods`


n.pl.
goods, as clothing and food, produced to satisfy human wants and not used in further production.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consumer goods - goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumptionconsumer goods - goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
commodity, trade good, good - articles of commerce
consumer durables, durable goods, durables - consumer goods that are not destroyed by use
fashion - consumer goods (especially clothing) in the current mode
foodstuff, grocery - (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
بَضائِع إسْتِهلاكِيّه
spotřební zboží
forbrugsvarer
artículos de consumobienes de consumo
fogyasztási cikkek
neysluvara
spotrebný tovar
tüketim malları

consumer goods

nplbeni mpl di consumo

consume

(kənˈsjuːm) verb
1. to eat or drink. He consumes a huge amount of food.
2. to use. How much electricity do you consume per month?
3. to destroy, eg by fire. The entire building was consumed by fire.
conˈsumer noun
a person who eats, uses, buys things etc. The average consumer spends 12 dollars per year on toothpaste.
consumption (kənˈsampʃən) noun
1. the act of consuming. The consumption of coffee has increased.
2. an old word for tuberculosis of the lungs.
consumer goods
goods which can be used immediately to satisfy human needs, eg clothing, food, TV sets etc.
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The extra payment that consumers make to foreign oil producers can now no longer be spent on other kinds of consumption goods.
It had also introduced financing products, such as forfaiting, that support the import of investment, rather than consumption goods, into Africa, he continued.
According to the studies, the minister predicted that Sudan would contribute with about 35% of its products to the reduction of the bill of the Arab world of consumption goods, which is estimated at about 35 billion dollars, in addition to the implementation of the President's Initiative for Arab food security.
On the contrary, the likely revaluation of the dollar resulting from the taxation of imported consumption goods may even boost their bottom line.
A general-equilibrium model includes consumers and their demand over final products; it also includes firms that produce intermediate goods and final consumption goods.
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In particular, household spending as a share of income rises during household debt booms, as do total imports and the share of consumption goods in total imports.
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He explains how media fascination with superstars and luxury consumption goods amplify positional concerns for all, distort the aspirations of the middle class and cause relative deprivation.
The company said the change in research and development expenses was mainly due to the costs related to some consumption goods purchased by our laboratory incurred in this quarter; while no comparable expenses incurred in the third quarter 2014.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht underlined that imports from the United States will be limited to technology and technological products, reiterating the cabinet's resolve to fully comply with Supreme Leader's guidelines that ban imports of consumption goods from the US.
Only a few decades ago, consumers could assume with confidence that there would be few limits on durable consumption goods introduced - cars, for example.