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Translation of "consume" - English-Spanish dictionary

consume

verb   /kənˈsjuːm/ ( present participle consuming, past tense and past participle consumed)
formal to eat or drink something consumir People consume too much sugar.
to use something consumir These lights consume a lot of electricity.
(Definition of consume from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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