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prosumer

(prəˈsjuːmə)
n
1. (Economics) an amateur user of electronic equipment that is of a standard suitable for professional use
2. (Commerce) a consumer who is involved in the design of a company's products
[C21: professional + consumer]
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Objective: Proseu aims to enable the mainstreaming of the prosumer phenomenon into the european energy union.
Others scoff at the notion that prosumer gear is approaching pro quality, though they acknowledge there needs to be a better definition of pro gear's advantages.
Prosumer Intelligence: aplicar la inteligencia operativa y analitica con indicadores especificos sobre los nuevos modelos de negocio, basados en social media y el mundo de prosumers.
In order to meet the demands of the prosumer, medical practices must increase awareness of their services and credentials and find a way to differentiate themselves from other providers.
Today's consumer, a/k/a the Global Professional Consumer, or Prosumer, might rightly be regarded as fickle; some may even say disloyal.
A well-known character in the Tofflers' writings, the prosumer here takes on a central role in the economy, leaving behind obsolete institutions, both governmental and corporate, and leading to the decline of economic transactions based on cash.
The AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor is poised to deliver an experience unmatched in the industry, targeting prosumer and digital media enthusiasts, as well as those who run many software applications simultaneously.
Prosumer have also made available a set of tutorials and guide to implementation so prospective customers can drive the evaluation process for themselves right through to actually building fully functional applications.
Prosumer has launched Version 2 of the Prosumer Builder, designed to make it easier to build, extend and enhance interactive web sites and applications.
My bet is that prosumer won't catch on, but then again many of us said that about proactive--not to mention impact or impact upon as a verb.
These factors, plus economic uncertainty in general, emphasise the importance of getting the offer right to both SOHO and prosumer segments.