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noun [countable] consumer pronunciation in British English /kənˈsjuːmə(r)/
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    economics someone who buys and uses goods and services. The expression the consumer is often used for referring to consumers as a group
    He has always shown a shrewd understanding of what consumers want.
    more choice for the consumer
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      [only before noun] relating to consumers
      consumer demand/spending/protection
      consumer groups (=organizations that protect consumers): The change has been criticized by consumer groups.

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