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demandingadjective

uk   /dɪˈmɑːn.dɪŋ/  us   /-ˈmæn-/
B2 needing a lot of time, attention, or energy: She's a very demanding child. a demanding job/task
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in Korean 힘든, 부담이 큰…
in Arabic مُتطَلّب…
in Portuguese exigente, trabalhoso, difícil…
in Catalan dur, exigent…
in Japanese 要求の多い…
in Italian impegnativo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 費時費力的,耗費精力的…
in Russian требующий усилий…
in Turkish zaman/ilgi/çaba gerektiren, talepkâr…
in Chinese (Simplified) 费时费力的,耗费精力的…
in Polish wymagający…
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