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Spanish translation of “consume”

consume

verb /kənˈsjuːm/
to eat or drink
consumir
He consumes a huge amount of food.
(business) to use
consumir
How much electricity do you consume per month?
to destroy, eg by fire
consumir, reducir a cenizas
The entire building was consumed by fire.
consumer noun (business ) a person who eats, uses, buys things etc
consumidor
The average consumer spends 12 dollars per year on toothpaste.
consumption /kənˈsampʃən/ noun (business) the act of consuming
consumo
The consumption of coffee has increased.
(medical) an old word for tuberculosis of the lungs.
tisis
consumer goods noun plural (business ) goods which can be used immediately to satisfy human needs, eg clothing, food, TV sets etc
bienes de consumo
The total retail sales of consumer goods reached 1,888.6 billion yuan.
(Definition of consume from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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