Translation of "consumerism" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /kənˈsjuː.mə.rɪ.zəm/ US  /-ˈsuː.mɚ.ɪ-/

the state of an advanced industrial society in which a lot of goods are bought and sold


disapproving when too much attention is given to buying and owning things

He disliked Christmas and its rampant (= extreme) consumerism. 他不喜欢圣诞节和圣诞节期间狂热的购物潮。

(Translation of “consumerism” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)