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Noun Concept
Categories: Consumption, Anti-corporate activism, Thorstein Veblen, Institutional economics, Consumerism
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conspicuous consumption  competitive consumption  Conspicuous non-consumption  Conspicuous nonconsumption  Conspicuous waste
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In sociology and in economics, the term conspicuous consumption describes and explains the consumer practice of buying and using goods of a higher quality, price, or in greater quantity than practical. Wikipedia
Concept in sociology and economy Wikidata
A public display of acquisition of possessions with the intention of gaining social prestige; excessive consumerism in order to flaunt one's purchasing power. Wiktionary
Public display of acquisition of possessions. Wiktionary (translation)