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时间:2014-04-05 08:56来源:未知 作者:voa365 点击:

Welcome to the Voice of America's "News Words," where we teach you about words in the news.

Here is a story about a court case involving mobile phone technology;Samsung called the verdict "a loss for the American consumer."

Law professor Robin Feldman agrees.She says the berdict will lead to less innovation,few choices,and higher prices for consumers.

A "consumer" is a person who might purchase goods or services.Many companies advertise to get cosumers to buy their products.

Consumer is a word you often hear in economic and business stories.

Now,when you hear the word "consumer,"your English will be good enough to know what this News Word means.