[ kuh n-soo-muh-rahyz ]
/ kənˈsu məˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), con·sum·er·ized, con·sum·er·iz·ing.
to make (goods or a product) suitable or available for mass consumption: to consumerize computers by making them cheaper.
to encourage or foster the widespread consumption of (goods or a product).
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Words nearby consumerize
Also especially British, con·sum·er·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM consumerizecon·sum·er·i·za·tion, noun
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