consumer

(redirected from consumership)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Consumer education between consumership and citiezenship: experiences from studies of young people.
I'll begin here with an explanation of the divergence between racializing consumership and kinship.
That situation has changed, however, in light of the growing dog population." There are now well over 60 million household dogs in the U.S., she points out, a vast consumership of animals that are likely to need such medications at some point in their lives.
Consumership trumps citizenship as consumers' sovereignty displaces citizens' sovereignty.
(55) Von Arnim's work provides an opportunity to examine the way in which one contemporary used fiction to construct a model of consumership in the fin-de-siecle feminist debate.
The consumership is there but it is consuming mostly pirated stuff.
It is closely connected to the god of Consumership which postulates that "you are what you accumulate" (p.
Undoubtedly our analyses would have been enriched and strengthened had we included topics focusing on youth culture membership, media consumership and their perceptions of media affects.