consumer good

consumer goods

plural noun Economics.
goods that are ready for consumption in satisfaction of human wants, as clothing or food, and are not utilized in any further production (contrasted with capital goods ).
Also called consumption goods.


Origin:
1885–90

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consumer goods
 
pl n
Compare capital goods goods that satisfy personal needs rather than those required for the production of other goods or services

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consumer goods definition


Goods, such as food and clothing, that satisfy human wants through their consumption or use. (Compare capital goods.)

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