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This will put a lid on overall consumption recovery as the low-income population far outnumbers high-income ones.

From Ozy

China in recent years has made concerted efforts to focus its economy less on trade, and more on goods and services for domestic consumption.

From Fortune

A sharp increase in consumption — and a dip in savings — in China and India helped the world economy recover after 2008.

From Ozy

Narayan believes that China’s domestic consumption could pick up sooner than India’s, and that consumption could support global growth.

From Ozy

Data from Apple News’ ad-supported side suggests more consumption may be responsible.

From Digiday

A wine consumption map of the U.S. is as fallible as that wine map of Europe.

The highest per capita wine consumption in the world is in the Vatican.

But we have a long way to go before we can match the French in individual consumption.

In the video, Brown misspoke slightly on the number of turkeys killed each year for consumption.

Excessive alcohol consumption is a major public health problem in the United States.

To-day men of science are trying to conquer the horrors of cancer and smallpox, and rabies and consumption.

The cost of erection and the consumption of coal are not above one-third of a Boulton and Watt's, to perform the same work.

But speaking broadly, consumption goods, present or future, are the end in sight of the industrial struggle.

Please remember that under socialism the scramble for wealth is limited; no man can own capital, but only consumption goods.

That was "back in the Sixties," when his lapses were as far apart as they were unrivalled in consumption, span, and pyrotechny.

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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to consumption, such as: drinking, expenditure, utilization, burning, damage, and decay.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.