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consumer societynoun [C]

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(Definition of consumer society from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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consumer societynoun [C]

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ECONOMICS a ​society in which ​people often ​buy new ​goods, and that ​places a high ​value on ​owning things: In a ​consumersociety, there may be no better ​measure of how ​peoplefeel than what they ​buy. Warhol's pop art ​style was intended to make a comment on the ​consumersociety of the 1960s.
(Definition of consumer society from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “consumer society”
in Chinese (Simplified) 消费社会…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消費社會…
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