Definition of 'consumer'
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They lead to consumers and businesses paying more or getting less. Times, Sunday Times (2017)None of this means consumer spending is about to collapse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They suggested that higher prices due to rising inflation may have had an impact on consumer spending. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The assessments warned some low income or low value digital product consumers would stop consuming digital content altogether rather than purchase. Computing (2010)The consumer prices index hit 1.6 per cent last month. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You write off the British consumer at your peril. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Similarly, consumers remain in good heart. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the same period the consumer prices index of inflation rose 1 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The UK has managed to let go most of its consumer electronics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Consumer groups also warn that some shops use Black Friday to offload old or unpopular stock. The Sun (2016)The consumer products giant sells scores of brands in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is doing damage to business and consumer confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Electricity consumers could end up footing the bill. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Pressure on phone makers to introduce such features has come from consumers concerned about lack of security. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It warns that consumers could be misled into switching to deals that were not the cheapest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Unemployment is still fairly high and consumer confidence remains skittish. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is not just consumer electronics that would benefit from better batteries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What about the weakness of consumer spending? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some products that many consumers would consider healthy also fared poorly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It has to be easy to understand for consumers and business. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Electricity bills for consumers would also rise because power shortages would drive up prices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Is the consumer really about to make a big comeback? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Consumer experts warned that there needed to be strong safeguards to ensure that sellers were not exploited. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The economy remains sluggish and consumers are not spending. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This has the potential to dent consumer spending. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And experts warned the shoddy products are putting consumers at risk. The Sun (2007)It acknowledges that new technologies have opened up exciting opportunities for both business and the consumer. The Media in Britain Today (1990)The sector looks like a good way of getting exposure to rising British consumer spending. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This book is designed to help the skin care consumer decide what she truly wants and needs in the way of skin care. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)And does this spat have any wider ramifications for British consumers? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The threat to America involves more than consumer electronics. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)These ads are carefully designed to influence you, the skin care consumer. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)From April 2013 onwards the limit will be raised in line with the consumer prices index. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The official measure, the consumer prices index, does not include housing costs such as mortgage interest payments or rents. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The changes in the prices of these items are used to compile the two main measures of inflation: the consumer prices index and the retail prices index. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'consumer'
British English: consumer /kənˈsjuːmə/ NOUN
A consumer is a person who buys things or uses services.
Consumers are ready to keep spending.
- American English: consumer
- Arabic: مُسْتَهْلِك
- Brazilian Portuguese: consumidor
- Chinese: 消费者
- Croatian: potrošač
- Czech: spotřebitel
- Danish: forbruger
- Dutch: consument
- European Spanish: consumidor
- Finnish: kuluttaja
- French: consommateur
- German: Verbraucher
- Greek: καταναλωτής
- Italian: consumatore
- Japanese: 消費者
- Korean: 소비자
- Norwegian: forbruker
- Polish: konsument
- European Portuguese: consumidor
- Romanian: consumator
- Russian: потребитель
- Spanish: consumidor
- Swedish: konsument
- Thai: ผู้บริโภค
- Turkish: tüketici
- Ukrainian: споживач
- Vietnamese: người tiêu dùng
Definition of consumer from the Collins English Dictionary
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