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consumerism

noun [U]     /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 消费 Business and commerce - general words
disapproving when too much attention is given to buying and owning things (过分强调购买和拥有商品的)消费主义 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。 Buying and selling in generalGreedy
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