consumption goods

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plural nounEconomics

Origin of consumption goods

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby consumption goods Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use consumption goods in a sentence

  • 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.

  • II, in its turn, will have to supply additional consumption goods to enlarge the variable capital in both departments.

  • On the other hand, those who are in receipt of large incomes cannot use more than a limited amount of consumption goods.

    The American Empire | Scott Nearing
  • An income of consumption goods is a part of wealth, but not the whole of it.

    The Principles of Economics | Frank A. Fetter