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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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"Consumo deriva do latim consumere, que significa usar tudo, esgotar e destruir; e do termo ingles consummation, que significa somar e adicionar" (Barbosa, 2009, p.
A palavra "consumo" deriva do latim "consumere " e o termo "consumir" foi usado primeiramente como sinonimo para destruir, usar tudo, gastar, desperdicar, esgotar (Barbosa & Campbell, 2006).
Later, Virgil's Gallus invites his wayward Lycoris to join him in another pastoral retreat in much the same terms: "hic gelidi fontes," he says, hic mollia prata, Lycori, / hic nemus; hic ipso tecum consumere aeuo" ("here are cool springs; here are soft meadows, Lycoris; here words; here with you only time itself would slowly waste me away").
El primero de ellos es una de las numerosas inscripciones conservadas en Pompeya (CIL [I.sup.2], 1635 = X, 829) cuyo aspecto mas destacable se halla en la interpretacion de la formula ex ea pecunia quod eos e lege in ludos aut in monumento consumere oportuit, dado que puede relacionarse con las provisiones que aparecen en la Lex Tarentina (ll.
Consumo deriva do latim consumere, que significa usar tudo, esgotar, destruir, e do termo ingles consummation, que significa somar e adicio nar.

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