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consumer

noun [C]
 
 
/kənˈsjuːmər/
B2 someone who buys or uses goods or services: These price cuts are good news for consumers.People who buy thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs
Translations of “consumer”
in Korean 소비자…
in Arabic مُسْتَهْلِك…
in Portuguese consumidor, -ora…
in Catalan consumidor, -a…
in Japanese 消費者…
in Italian consumatore, -trice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消費者, 顧客, 用戶…
in Russian потребитель…
in Turkish tüketici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消费者, 顾客, 用户…
in Polish konsument/ka…
(Definition of consumer from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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