economic consumption

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Noun1.economic consumption - (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
conspicuous consumption - buying expensive services and products in order to flaunt your wealth
demand - the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply"
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The technology which is demonstrated visually in an animation to work throttle when it is in streets consuming good amount of fuel but when fast on highways the use may become very economical so that no such economic consumption records be there or if there are the technology may not be the one which is going to be introduced by any other companies.
Haoliang XU added that reviving Lake Orumiyeh needs 20 to 25 billion cubic meters of water and it seems that there is a kind of imbalance between economic consumption, human consumption and the lake water needs.
This campaign, which will continue for six weeks, aims at enhancing public awareness on the importance of economic consumption of electricity by encouraging the elimination of some negative practices," said Naif bin Mohammed Al-Abadi, director general of the center.
The agreement will see the two sides cooperating in coal exploration development and its economic consumption.

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