Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun economic_consumption

1 sense of economic consumption

Sense 1
consumption, economic consumption, usance, use, use of goods and services -- ((economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily")
       => demand -- (the ability and desire to purchase goods and services; "the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"; "the demand exceeded the supply")

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