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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of using all of something; The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating); (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing.

Usage examples (36)
  • The meat was declared unfit for human consumption.
  • The consumption of energy has increased steadily
  • Fisher vigorously opposed using the term consumption which he equated with destructive acts.
  • The average mobile phone data consumption is therefore worth approx. for more
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