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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 Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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