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consumerist

adjective
 
 
/kənˈsjuːmərɪst/ US   /kənˈsuːmərɪst/
ECONOMICS relating to a society in which a lot of goods are sold to individuals, and this activity is very important to the economy: Today's consumerist economy sustains profitability by creating needs. China's consumerist boom
often disapproving giving too much attention to buying and owning things, often things that are not really necessary: Our culture often seems extremely consumerist and self-centred.
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