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Definition of Overconsume
1. [v -SUMED, -SUMING, -SUMES]
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Literary usage of Overconsume
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1. Inflation and Growth in China: Proceedings of a Conference Held in Beijing edited by Manuel Guitian, Robert Mundell (1998)
"... The third reason for the proclivity to overconsume comes from the special institutional arrangements of a public ownership economy. ..."
2. Reinventing Energy: Making the Right Choices by Sally B. Gentille (1996)
"Americans don't overconsume energy. Facts show that Americans make the right energy choices. ... The claims that Americans overconsume a host of products, ..."
3. Management Guidelines for Efficient Sheep Production by G. E. Ricketts (1993)
"However, don't try this to start lambs on creep at 30 days of age, or they will overconsume the soybean meal and you will have a serious diarrhea problem to ..."
4. Economic Implications of Rising Health Care Costs (1992)
"... require the patient to pay a portion of the health care costs at the time of service, thus reducing (but not eliminating) the incentive to overconsume. ..."
5. Picturecology: A Picture Book for "Living Lightly on the Earth" by High Moon (1998)
"Due to their larger 1.5 liter size, people tend to overconsume these high-sugar beverages because no recommended serving amount has been designated. ..."
6. Oecd Environmental Performance Reviews by Oecd (2007)
"One side-effect is that, in some high demand catchments, users overconsume in order to secure rights they may need in the future. ..."
7. Building a New South Africaby Marc Van Ameringen by Marc Van Ameringen (1995)
"... in terms of market inefficiencies (subsidized interest rates stimulate demand for more expensive housing causing low-income households to "overconsume" ..."