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Definition of "over-consumption" []

  • An excessive level of consumption (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "over-consumption" in a sentence
  • "Many suggestions, such curbing human population and over-consumption, are relevant to biodiversity loss but too general for the CBD to tackle."
  • "There is still significant scientific dispute about the dangers of salt over-consumption and the beneficial effects of dietary salt reduction."
  • "What Michelle Obama doesn't endorse -- though it is a good idea, nevertheless -- is policy that sees the social costs of our over-consumption better reflected in the sticker price we pay for our food -- through, yes, a tax on things such as sugary drinks."
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