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demand

  

      vb   tr; may take a clause as object or an infinitive  
1    to request peremptorily or urgently  
2    to require or need as just, urgent, etc.  
the situation demands attention     
3    to claim as a right; exact  
his parents demanded obedience of him     
4      (Law)   to make a formal legal claim to (property, esp. realty)  
      n  
5    an urgent or peremptory requirement or request  
6    something that requires special effort or sacrifice  
a demand on one's time     
7    the act of demanding something or the thing demanded  
the kidnappers' demand was a million pounds     
8    an insistent question or query  
9      (Economics)  
a    willingness and ability to purchase goods and services  
b    the amount of a commodity that consumers are willing and able to purchase at a specified price  
   Compare       supply   1       9  
10      (Law)   a formal legal claim, esp. to real property  
11    in demand   sought after; popular  
12    on demand   as soon as requested  
a draft payable on demand     
     (C13: from Anglo-French demaunder, from Medieval Latin demandare, from Latin: to commit to, from de- + mandare to command, entrust; see mandate)  
  demandable      adj  
  demander      n  


biochemical oxygen demand  
      n   a measure of the organic pollution of water: the amount of oxygen, in mg per litre of water, absorbed by a sample kept at 20°C for five days,   (Abbrev.)    BOD  
demand bill   , draft  
      n   a bill of exchange that is payable on demand,   (Also called)    sight bill  
demand deposit  
      n   a bank deposit from which withdrawals may be made without notice  
   Compare       time deposit  
demand feeding  
      n   the practice of feeding a baby whenever it seems to be hungry, rather than at set intervals  
demand loan  
      n      another name for       call loan  
demand management  
      n     (Economics)   the regulation of total spending in an economy to required levels, attempted by a government esp. in order to avoid unemployment or inflation: a measure advocated by Keynesian economists  
demand note  
      n   a promissory note payable on demand  
demand-pull inflation  
      n      See       inflation       2  
excess demand  
      n     (Economics)   a situation in which the market demand for a commodity is greater than its market supply, thus causing its market price to rise  
law of supply and demand  
      n   the theory that prices are determined by the interaction of supply and demand: an increase in supply will lower prices if not accompanied by increased demand, and an increase in demand will raise prices unless accompanied by increased supply  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
faire attention n'empêche pas le malheur d'arriver
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
n.
Cyberextortion is online crime threatening to attack a person coupled with demand of illegal gains to stop the attack
[Leg.];[Tech.] online threat to gain illegal gains
v.
to pay close attention to (someone or something)
v.
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
n.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
n.
fais attention à ce que tu souhaites, car cela risque de t'arriver
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