Translation of "demand" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /dɪˈmɑːnd/ us /dɪˈmænd/

B1 a strong request or need for something

exigencia, reivindicación
There was not much demand for a change in the law.

a need for something to be sold or supplied

There was not much demand for tickets.
in demand

wanted or needed in large numbers

Good teachers are always in demand.
verb uk /dɪˈmɑːnd/ us /dɪˈmænd/

B1 to ask for something in an angry way

I demanded an explanation.

to need something such as time and effort

This work demands a lot of concentration.

(Translation of “demand” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /diˈmaːnd/

to ask or ask for firmly and sharply

I demanded an explanation.

to require or need

exigir, requerir
The proposal demands careful thought.
demanding adjective

requiring a lot of effort, ability etc

a demanding job.
on demand

when asked for

a petición
I’m expected to supply meals on demand.

(Translation of “demand” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)