Meaning of “demand” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /dɪˈmɑːnd/
NEED [ U, no plural ]

B2 a need for something to be sold or supplied:

There's an increasing demand for cheap housing.

B1 a strong request:

They received a final demand for payment.
in demand

wanted or needed in large numbers:

Good teachers are always in demand.

(Definition of “demand noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)