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demand

1. 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
2. Law a formal legal claim, esp to real property

demand

[də′mand]
(electricity)

demand

1. The electric load on a system, integrated over a specific time interval; usually expressed in watts or kilowatts.
2. The volume of gas per unit time (usually expressed in cubic feet per hour or liters per second) or the amount of heat (usually expressed in Btu per hour or megajoules per hour) required for the operation of one or more gas appliances.
3. The rate of flow of water, usually expressed in gallons per minute (liters per second), furnished by a water supply system to various types of plumbing fixtures and water outlets under normal conditions.
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Kahn, The Role of Demandable Debt in Structuring Optimal Banking Arrangements, 81 Am.
For example, asset managers provide liquidity services and products that are close substitutes for demandable deposits; specialty lenders originate loans independent of deposit liabilities; issuers and underwriters guarantee packaging into securities and market placement; and brokers and dealers manage the funding and collateral pledging that are at the center of the securities markets (Kirk et al.
The uniqueness of the splash of color as well as keeping the designs minimalistic and polished, made their line demandable, able to cater to both night and day looks depending on one's choice, something that goes well with their customers in both the GCC area as well as their international customers.
Goldsmiths are believed to have originated the practice of lending out gold kept with them for safekeeping, while issuing demandable liabilities to the depositors.
This is a nonsurgical method of menstrual regulation so it will become demandable among clients.
6) Further extensions to models of banking (see, for example, Calomiris and Kahn, 1991, and Diamond and Rajan, 2000) use agency costs to motivate demandable debt contracts for banks supported by bank equity capital.
On the liability side, they provide savers with money-like, demandable claims--that is, claims with a highly stable nominal value that are redeemable on demand--and offer a variety of transactional services.
Nevertheless, its pervasiveness means that the FH Index "defines the field of demandable human rights" (Giannone, 2010, p.
La respuesta a los recursos administrativos obligatorios constituye asi la decision administrativa y por ello tan solo ella es demandable, aun en el caso en que se limite a confirmar la decision inicial.
This leaves banks in a fundamentally difficult position--how best to balance and manage an asset base against these demandable liabilities.