(2)consumerism

Arabic translation: الاستهلاكيةوهي حركة روحانية تبحث في الحد من ثقافة الاستهلاك

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English term or phrase:consumerism
Arabic translation:الاستهلاكيةوهي حركة روحانية تبحث في الحد من ثقافة الاستهلاك
Entered by: ALWALEED

15:06 Aug 17, 2001
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Marketing
English term or phrase: (2)consumerism
to control humans` over consumption
ALWALEED
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الاستهلاكية
Explanation:
Please refer to the following link:

http://www.islamonline.net/iol-arabic/dowalia/qpolitic-jul-2...

In part it reads:

4- حماية الروحانية من ثقافة الانحراف التي تتخذ الاستهلاكية الشرهة consumerism ديناً لها.

Other suggestions may include:
القوى الاستهلاكية - الاستهلاك

HTH
Mona

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Summary of answers provided
na +1الاستهلاكية
Mona Helal
na +1المستهلكية
Fuad Yahya
na +1Math-had alistihlakia
Raghad
naharakat difaa al mustahlekeen
yacine
naharakat difaa al mustahlekeen
yacine


  

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harakat difaa al mustahlekeen


Explanation:
I hope it helps you
Yacine


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Math-had alistihlakia


Explanation:
Consumerism is a modern movement for the protection of the consumer against useless, inferior, or dangerous products, misleading advertising, unfair pricing, etc.
Math-had alistihlakia
مذهب الاستهلاكية
Or:
Harakat hemayat almustahlek
حركة حماية المستهلك


Raghad
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المستهلكية


Explanation:
The American Heritage Dictionary gives three different definitions for the word “consumerism”:

1. The movement seeking to protect and inform consumers by requiring such practices as honest packaging and advertising, product guarantees, and improved safety standards.

2. The theory that a progressively greater consumption of goods is economically beneficial.

3. Attachment to materialistic values or possessions.

Both of your postings focus on the first definition. If a three-word phrase is sufficient for your translation needs, then I would recommend Raghad’s suggestion (HARAKAT HIMAYAT AL-MUSTAHLIK).

But if you are posting this question specifically in hope of receiving one-word suggestions, then I would suggest AL-MUSTAHLIKIYYA
المستهلكية

It is essential to set it clearly apart from AL-ISTIHLAKIYYA, which would fit definition 2 above, which is the very opposite of definition 1.

Fuad


Fuad Yahya
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الاستهلاكية


Explanation:
Please refer to the following link:

http://www.islamonline.net/iol-arabic/dowalia/qpolitic-jul-2...

In part it reads:

4- حماية الروحانية من ثقافة الانحراف التي تتخذ الاستهلاكية الشرهة consumerism ديناً لها.

Other suggestions may include:
القوى الاستهلاكية - الاستهلاك

HTH
Mona



Mona Helal
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PRO pts in pair: 397
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8 hrs
harakat difaa al mustahlekeen


Explanation:
I hope it helps you
Yacine

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