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con·sum·er·ism

 (kən-so͞o′mə-rĭz′əm)
n.
1. The movement seeking to protect and inform consumers by requiring such practices as honest packaging and advertising, product guarantees, and improved safety standards.
2. The theory that a progressively greater consumption of goods is economically beneficial.
3. Attachment to materialistic values or possessions: deplored the rampant consumerism of contemporary society.

con·sum′er·ist n.
con·sum′er·is′tic adj.
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consumeristic

(kənˌsjuːməˈrɪstɪk)
adj
characterized by consumerism
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