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demanda
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demanda(
deh
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mahn
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dah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (order)
a. demand
El gerente fue despedido porque no podía cumplir con las demandas del Director General.The manager was fired because he could not meet the CEO's demands.
b. request
El conserje está encargado de atender cada demanda de los huéspedes.The concierge is in charge of handling all of the guests' requests.
2. (legal)
a. lawsuit
Juan ha interpuesto una demanda contra su jefe por prácticas laborales injustas.Juan has filed a lawsuit against his boss for unfair labor practices.
b. claim
Lucía va a presentar una demanda de perjuicios contra el conductor en el accidente.Lucia is going to file a claim for damages against the driver from the accident.
3. (commerce)
a. demand
Ante la gran demanda, nuestros esfuerzos de producción han aumentado.Given the high demand, our production efforts have increased.
4. (endeavor)
a. attempt
Valiente como era, el rebelde murió en la demanda de derrocar a la corona.As brave as he was, the rebel died in his attempt to overthrow the Crown.
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demanda
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (petición)
a. request
2. (reivindicación)
a. demand
demanda salarialwage claim
en demanda deasking for
3. (economics)
a. demand
4. (law)
a. lawsuit
5. (por daños y perjuicios)
a. claim
presentar una demanda contrato take legal action against
demanda de divorciopetition for a divorce
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demanda
1 (solicitud) request;de for; (exigiendo) demand;de for
escribir en demanda de ayuda to write asking for help; ir en demanda de algo to go in search of sth; go looking for sth
morir en la demanda to die in the attempt
demanda de extradición extradition request
demanda del Santo Grial quest for the Holy Grail
demanda de pago demand for payment
2 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (pregunta) inquiry
3 (Com) demand
hay una gran demanda de cerillas
hay una gran demanda de profesores teachers are in great demand; tener demanda to be in demand; ese producto no tiene demanda there is no demand for that product
demanda de mercado market demand
demanda final final demand
demanda indirecta derived demand
4 (Teat) call
5 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) load
demanda máxima peak load
6 (Jur) action; lawsuit
entablar demanda to bring an action; sue; presentar demanda de divorcio a algn to sue sb for divorce
demanda civil private prosecution
demanda judicial legal action
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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