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Veblenian

[ve-blee-nee-uh n] /vɛˈbli ni ən/
noun
1.
Also called Veblenite
[veb-luh-nahyt] /ˈvɛb ləˌnaɪt/ (Show IPA)
. a person who adheres to the economic or sociological theories of Thorstein Veblen.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or suggesting the theories of Thorstein Veblen.
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  • Much of modern advertising is built upon a Veblenian notion of consumption.

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