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English definition of “demand”

demand

verb [T]
 
 
/dɪˈmɑːnd/
to make a strong request for something: Miller was expected to go back to the bidders last night to demand a further rise in price. If the Revenue thinks you have underpaid it will demand payment and can charge a penalty of interest. Shareholders in the company are demanding the resignation of the chief executive.
(Definition of demand verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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