consumer goods


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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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