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demand

US [dɪˈmænd]
UK [dɪˈmɑːnd]
  • n.需要;(坚决的)要求;所需之物
  • v.需要;强烈要求
  • Web需求;请求;询问
Simple Present:demands  Present Participle:demanding  Past Tense:demanded  
demand
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n.
— see also
supply and demand
1.
[c]
~ (for sth/that…)
(坚决的)要求;所需之物a very firm request for sth; sth that sb needs
a demand for higher pay
增加工资的要求
demands that the law on gun ownership should be changed
要求修改枪械持有法的呼声
firms attempting to meet/satisfy their customers' demands(= to give them what they are asking for)
尽力满足客户要求的商行
2.
[pl]
~ (of sth).~ (on sb)
(尤指困难、使人劳累、令人担忧等的)要求things that sb/sth makes you do, especially things that are difficult, make you tired, worried, etc.
the demands of children/work
孩子烦人的事;工作中累人的事
Flying makes enormous demands on pilots.
驾驶飞机对飞行员要求很高。
3.
[u][c]
~ (for sth/sb)
(顾客的)需求,需要the desire or need of customers for goods or services which they want to buy or use
to meet the demand for a product
满足对某产品的需求
There's an increased demand for organic produce these days.
目前对有机农产品有更大的需求。
Demand is exceeding supply.
供不应求。
IDM
By popular demand, the play will run for another week.
应广大观众要求,这出戏将加演一周。
by popular demand
由于许多人的要求;由于普遍要求because a lot of people have asked for sth
By popular demand, the play will run for another week.
应广大观众要求,这出戏将加演一周。
Good secretaries are always in demand.
优秀的秘书总是很抢手。
in demand
需求大wanted by a lot of people
Good secretaries are always in demand.
优秀的秘书总是很抢手。
Feed the baby on demand.
宝宝需要时再喂食。
on-demand printing of books
书籍按需印刷
on demand
一经要求done or happening whenever sb asks
Feed the baby on demand.
宝宝需要时再喂食。
on-demand printing of books
书籍按需印刷
v.
1.
强烈要求to ask for sth very firmly
She demanded an immediate explanation.
她强烈要求立即作出解释。
The UN has demanded that all troops be withdrawn.
联合国已要求撤出所有部队。
They are demanding that all troops should be withdrawn.
他们强烈要求所有部队撤离。
I demand to see the manager.
我坚决要求见经理。
‘Who the hell are you?’ he demanded angrily.
“你到底是谁?”他气势汹汹地查问道。
2.
~ sth
需要to need sth in order to be done successfully
This sport demands both speed and strength.
这项运动既需要速度也需要体力。

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