[kuh n-suhmp-shuh n] /kənˈsʌmp ʃən/ noun 1. the act of consuming, as by use, decay, or destruction. 2. the amount consumed: the high consumption of gasoline. 3. Economics. the using up of goods and services having an exchangeable value. 4. Pathology. /kənˈsʌmpʃən/ noun 1. the act of consuming or the state of being consumed, esp […]
noun 1. a tax, as a sales tax, levied on consumer goods or services at the time of sale.
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[kuh n-suhmp-tiv] /kənˈsʌmp tɪv/ adjective 1. tending to consume; destructive; wasteful. 2. pertaining to consumption by use. 3. Pathology. noun 4. Older Use. a person who suffers from tuberculosis. /kənˈsʌmptɪv/ adjective 1. causing consumption; wasteful; destructive 2. (pathol) relating to or affected with consumption, esp tuberculosis of the lungs noun 3. (pathol) a person who […]