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English definition of “demand”

demand

noun     /dɪˈmɑːnd/
NEED [U, no plural] B2 a need for something to be sold or supplied : There's an increasing demand for cheap housing .Business and commerce - general wordsBuying and selling in general
REQUEST [C] B1 a strong request : They received a final demand for payment .Making appeals and requests
in demand wanted or needed in large numbers : Good teachers are always in demand.Essential or necessary
(Definition of demand noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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