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uk   /kənˈsjuːmərɪst/  us   /kənˈsuːmərɪst/
ECONOMICS relating to a ​society in which a lot of ​goods are ​sold to ​individuals, and this ​activity is very important to the ​economy: Today's consumerist ​economysustainsprofitability by ​creatingneeds. China's consumerist ​boom
often disapproving giving too much ​attention to ​buying and ​owning things, often things that are not really necessary: Our ​culture often seems extremely consumerist and self-centred.
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