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Definition of consumer noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

    

consumer

 noun
noun
NAmE//kənˈsumər//
 
 
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 a person who buys goods or uses services consumer demand/choice/rights Health-conscious consumers want more information about the food they buy. a consumer society (= one where buying and selling is considered very important) providers and consumers of public services Tax cuts will boost consumer confidence after the recession. compare producer
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