Translation of "consumerism" - English-Traditional 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. 他不喜歡聖誕節和聖誕節期間狂熱的購物潮。

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