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consumer

noun, con·sum·er often attributive \kən-ˈsü-mər\

: a person who buys goods and services

Full Definition of CONSUMER

:  one that consumes: as
a :  one that utilizes economic goods
b :  an organism requiring complex organic compounds for food which it obtains by preying on other organisms or by eating particles of organic matter — compare producer 3
con·sum·er·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of CONSUMER

  1. Many consumers are still not comfortable making purchases on the Internet.

First Known Use of CONSUMER

15th century
CONSUMER Defined for Kids

consumer

noun con·sum·er \kən-ˈsü-mər\

Definition of CONSUMER for Kids

1
:  a person who buys and uses up goods
2
:  a living thing that must eat other organisms to obtain energy necessary for life

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