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demand  

EN[dɪˈmɑːnd]
US
Fdemande
demand
  • NomPLdemandsPREdé-SUF-and
    1. The desire to purchase goods and services.
      1. Prices usually go up when demand exceeds supply. ‎
    2. (economics) The amount of a good or service that consumers are willing to buy at a particular price.
      1. A need.
        1. There is a demand for voluntary health workers in the poorer parts of Africa and Asia. ‎
      2. A claim for something.
        1. Modern society is responding to women's demands for equality. ‎
      3. A requirement.
        1. His job makes many demands on his time. ‎
      4. An urgent request.
        1. She couldn't ignore the newborn baby's demands for attention. ‎
      5. An order.
        1. (electricity supply) A measure of the maximum power load of a utility's customer over a short period of time; the power load integrated over a specified time interval.
        2. VerbeSGdemandsPRdemandingPT, PPdemanded
          1. To request forcefully.
            1. I demand to see the manager. ‎
          2. To claim a right to something.
            1. According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.
          3. To ask forcefully for information.
            1. I demand an immediate explanation. ‎
          4. To require of someone.
            1. This job demands a lot of patience. ‎
          5. (law) To issue a summons to court.
          6. Plus d'exemples
            1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
              • What makes you think you can just barge in and make demands of the CEO?
              • Specifically, the seminary was challenged by industrial millers who petitioned to build steam-powered mills and by large Montreal property holders who demanded that the crown commutate their lands.
              • No practice is more demanding than santhara, which was first mentioned in texts written more than 1,500 years ago and derives from a word in the ancient Prakrit language meaning “bed of grass.”
            2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
              • My groupie has been trying to get into my pants for ages. Maybe one day I’ll give in to her demands.
              • Suggestion often works better than explicit demand.
              • It will be some time before the new factory comes online, and until then we can't fulfill demand.

          Meaning of demand for the defined word.

          Grammaticalement, ce mot "demand" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes de contrôle et un rapports verbe.
          • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
            1. Noms
              • Noms Dénombrable
              • Verbes
                • Verbes de contrôle
                  • Rapports verbes
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                Liens Connexes:
                1. en demanded
                2. en demands
                3. en demanding
                4. en demander
                5. fr demander
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