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consumption

noun [U]
 
 
/kənˈsʌmpʃən/
AMOUNT the amount of something that someone uses, eats, or drinks: China's total energy consumption Using and misusing
USING the act of using, eating, or drinking something: products sold for personal consumption Using and misusing
Translations of “consumption”
in Korean 소비…
in Arabic اسْتِهْلاك…
in Portuguese consumo…
in Catalan consum…
in Japanese 消費量…
in Italian consumo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使用, 消費量, 消耗量…
in Russian потребление…
in Turkish tüketim, tüketilen miktar, sarf…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使用, 消费量, 消耗量…
in Polish zużycie, spożycie…
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