Definition of consumer goods in English:

consumer goods

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plural noun

  • Goods bought and used by consumers, rather than by manufacturers for producing other goods.

    Often contrasted with capital goods

    ‘Prices for most manufactured and consumer goods are either flat or declining.’
    • ‘They are making the manufacturers of consumer goods responsible for the fate of what they manufacture.’
    • ‘Not long ago Unilever, manufacturers of consumer goods, opened business in the city.’
    • ‘These measures had the effect of killing off Western imports, especially those of luxury consumer goods.’
    • ‘In the past year, consumer goods and autos have accounted for half the overall advance in imports.’
    • ‘There are many people involved in the selling of consumer goods and services.’
    • ‘There is increasing concern over the disposal of these consumer goods due to the volume and composition of the waste.’
    • ‘So you have a very wide range of products in demand - from consumer goods to capital goods.’
    • ‘There was also unmet local demand for business services, not just consumer goods.’
    • ‘If this technology can be applied to consumer goods at the household level, that will be big.’
    • ‘Around one third of the space would have been used to sell food, with the remainder given over to consumer goods.’
    • ‘Yet do our televisions, telephones, videos and other consumer goods represent affluence or poverty?’
    • ‘The most daunting thing about China is not its ability to make cheap consumer goods.’
    • ‘In the production of many consumer goods, novelty in product design and appearance is now important.’
    • ‘Yet you are gorging yourself on disposable consumer goods while the world starves.’
    • ‘It was in consumer goods that the shortfalls were most marked.’
    • ‘So contrary to popular thinking, more savings actually expands and not contracts the flow of consumer goods.’
    • ‘Most manufactured and consumer goods available in Greenland are imported from Denmark.’
    • ‘It dominates in manufacturing of consumer goods too, and produces nearly all the world's running shoes.’
    • ‘People therefore purchase homes, country houses, cars, and consumer goods to stock them.’


consumer goods

/kənˈs(y)o͞omər ˌɡo͝odz/ /kənˈs(j)umər ˌɡʊdz/