Personal Consumption

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Consumption, Personal


the use of food, clothing and footwear, cultural and domestic goods, household items, housing, and other consumer goods in material form and in the form of personal services, to satisfy people’s immediate needs.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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