1. 〔消耗〕consumption;〔支出〕expenditure

    消費する consume; use (up);〔時間・精力などを〕spend;《文》 expend

    • 米を消費する
    • consume rice
    • 先月の電気の消費量が多いのに驚いた
    • 〔消費者個人の〕I was surprised at how much electricity we used last month./〔国や地方の〕We were surprised by the high consumption of electricity last month.
    • つまらないことに時間[精力]を消費するな
    • Don't spend your time [energy] on trifling matters.
    • それを仕上げるのに大変な労力を消費した
    • I expended tremendous effort to finish it.
  1. 消費革命the consumer revolution
  1. 消費組合a consumers' cooperative (society);〔店〕a cooperative (store), a co-op [kóuɑp|-ɔp]
  1. 消費財consumer [consumer's/consumption] goods
    • 耐久消費財
    • consumer durables/durable consumer goods
  1. 消費支出consumer spending
  1. 消費者a consumer
    • 消費者運動
    • consumerism/a consumer movement
    • 消費者団体
    • a consumer organization
    • 消費者行動
    • consumer behavior
    • 消費者指向の
    • consumer-oriented
    • 消費者パワー
    • consumer power
  1. 消費者価格a consumer price
  1. 消費者金融会社a consumer loan [finance] company
  1. 消費者・少子化担当大臣the State Minister in Charge of Consumer Affairs and Declining Birthrate
  1. 消費者庁the Consumer Affairs Agency
  1. 消費者物価consumer prices
  1. 消費者物価指数the consumer price index ((略 CPI))
  1. 消費者マインドconsumer confidence [sentiment]
    • 消費者マインドはすっかり冷え込んでいる
    • Consumer confidence has completely disappeared.
  1. 消費者満足度customer [consumer] satisfaction
    • この車種の消費者満足度は高い
    • Consumer satisfaction is high for this model.
  1. 消費税a consumption tax;《米》 a sales tax;《英》 a value-added tax ((略 VAT))
    • 消費税総額表示方式
    • consumption tax-inclusive price labeling
  1. 消費生活アドバイザーa consumer adviser
  1. 消費性向a propensity to consume
  1. 消費都市a consumer city