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noun [uncountable] consumption pronunciation in British English /kənˈsʌmpʃ(ə)n/
  1. 1
    the use of something such as fuel or energy, or the amount that people use
    The government is determined to reduce the UK’s total energy consumption.
    Many newer cars have a much lower fuel consumption.
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    1. a.
      the process of buying or using goods, or the amount that people buy or use
      When national income rises, so does consumption.
  2. 2
    formal the process of eating, drinking, or smoking something
    fit/unfit for human consumption: Most of the meat was unfit for human consumption.
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      the amount that someone eats, drinks, or smokes
      Most people need to increase their daily consumption of fruit and vegetables.
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