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consumer

the end user of a final GOOD or SERVICE which is purchased to satisfy a personal consumption need. See BUYER BEHAVIOUR.

consumer

the basic consuming/demanding unit of economic theory In economic theory, a consuming unit can be either an individual purchaser of a good or service, a HOUSEHOLD (a group of individuals who make joint purchasing decisions) or a government. See BUYER.
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Capital does not consume the remaining two billions.
Also a fellow-Senator, Chauncey Depew, said: "The American people produce annually two billions more wealth than they consume.
We found that labor could buy back with its wages only so much of the product, and that capital did not consume all of the remainder of the product.
No, labor consumes all of the total product that its wages will buy back.
went to buy drugs to consume and then they were to get ready to go clubbing.
New research suggests that people who take statins should also consume more whole grains.
with hashish to consume and consuming hashish and amphetamines himself.
If you slow down when you are eating, you could consume fewer calories, according to a study published Jan.
Smart money is on milk: Nations that consume a lot of milk and milk products also tend to have a lot of Nobel laureates among their populations, according to recent research.
One group was allowed to consume the diets freely whereas the other groups were only allowed to eat either the fat or sugar during their inactive period.
Survey respondents reported drinking 26% of the wine they consume without food.
These lamps consume 90 percent less power than a standard incandescent lamp and 50 percent less than a CFL.