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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
Translations of “consumerism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 消費, (過分強調購買和擁有商品的)消費主義…
in Russian потребительство…
in Turkish tüketicilik…
in Polish konsumpcjonizm…
(Definition of consumerism from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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