Translation of "consumerism" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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consumerismnoun [ U ]

uk /kənˈsjuː.mə.rɪ.zəm/ us /kənˈsuː.mɚ.ɪ.zəm/

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


disapproving the situation in which 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)