- Older Use. tuberculosis of the lungs.
- progressive wasting of the body.
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This will put a lid on overall consumption recovery as the low-income population far outnumbers high-income ones.Haves and Have-Nots: Pandemic Recovery Explodes China’s Wealth Gap|Daniel Malloy|August 19, 2020|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.It would cost $1 trillion to move global supply chains out of China—but the long-term gains could be worth it|reymashayekhi|August 19, 2020|Fortune
A sharp increase in consumption — and a dip in savings — in China and India helped the world economy recover after 2008.
Narayan believes that China’s domestic consumption could pick up sooner than India’s, and that consumption could support global growth.Could the Recession Revive the Savings Gene in China and India?|Pallabi Munsi|August 16, 2020|Ozy
Data from Apple News’ ad-supported side suggests more consumption may be responsible.
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.Americans Drink Too Much, But We’re Not All Alcoholics|Gabrielle Glaser|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To-day men of science are trying to conquer the horrors of cancer and smallpox, and rabies and consumption.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
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.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
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.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton