Consumer

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Definition

a consumer: a customer, a buyer, a shopper
noun
The studies show consumers of Coca-Cola are happy with the product.
Consumer Price Index (CPI) a measure of the average cost of customer goods
consumer demand customers' willingness to buy or desire for a product
consumer brand a product sold directly to customers

to consume: to use; to eat; to spend
verb

Examples

  • "Trial runs in towns with high obesity levels have shown that consumers are likely to avoid unhealthy products if they have a picture of an unhealthy body on them. As part of the new regulations, healthier food options will also feature a photo of a slim and sexy person, in an attempt to lure consumers towards these products."
  • "Since then, great auntie Margaret has contacted Trading Standards (the consumer protection agency), but we don't know if she'll ever get her money back."
  • "The party proceeded to barbecue multiple sausages and prawns on the beach, and consume moderate amounts of beer (300-400 cans)."
  • "Again, we should make special mention of the Asian market, where consumers bought 13.9% more Delavigne perfumes than in the first half of last year."
  • "With energy prices high, consumers are also reluctant to make costly trips to the shopping mall."
  • "Drug pusher and consumer of alcohol and perfumes"
  • "Ms. Benedict, most reports say that the economy is slowing down, and that this will have a negative effect on consumer spending."
  • "A lot of this is due to anxiety over the downturn in the economy and its effect on consumer spending."
  • "Of the many trendy movements gaining popularity within elitist circles, the 'local food' movement may have the most momentum. The term describes the growing preference of some consumers to eat only locally or regionally-produced food rather than food which has traveled great distances before arriving on their plate."

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