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Synonyms for consumption

Synonyms for consumption

a quantity consumed


an infectious disease producing lesions especially of the lungs

Synonyms for consumption

involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing

the act of consuming something

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The commonest cancers attributable to alcohol consumption were cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx in men and cancer of the breast in women.
In this article, we compare consumption growth's historical behavior with its behavior during the recovery from the Great Recession.
The report notes that the high rates of the Kingdom's energy consumption occurred despite the fact that its population is less than that of the US and Korea.
The cause for the delayed response of consumption can be identified by examining the three principal subcategories of consumption.
According to the Information Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Poultry meat consumption increased whilst the growth in the consumption of pork ended.
Rubber consumption was down over 300,000 mt in the U.
But with domestic consumption still weak, corporations have only had reason to pursue export-related capital investment.
Relying strictly on risk assessment to develop fish consumption advice has many shortcomings and may actually do more harm than good (Arnold et al.
Several old paper machines at the four-mill complex produce low quality paper for domestic consumption, while two new machines produce most of the plant's output for high end domestic and export market.
It also discusses the differences between income and consumption taxation and examines the five major consumption tax alternatives [retail sales tax, credit-invoice value-added tax (VAT), subtraction method VAT, "the flat tax" (a single-rate consumption tax), and personal consumption tax].
Per capita frozen strawberry consumption in 2002 was 1.
NYSERDA provides an incentive to reduce consumption and cut energy expenditures.
The maintaining of amine in the vapor state is critical to ensure that cure times and minimal amine consumption are to be attained.
Adverse health effects associated with excessive consumption of pop, also known as soda, soft drinks or carbonated beverages, have been recognized for at least 30 years.