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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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La deuxieme raison qui fait que l'action de demander des comptes est cruciale a tout autant de poids.
In Figure 7, each individual demander is purchasing only [qs.
With no marginal fee for the use of a song, the demander will choose the song closest to X.
Participation expansion refers to the efforts by the demander country to locate latent allies within the target country, and to find a way to get them entree into domestic decision making.
According to the theory of total competition, every product always competes with every other product for the scarce resources of the demanders (e.
Hillary appears to have broad appeal among women on the Internet, with over 70% of her demanders being female.
During the period, whenever a bidder reduces her stated quantity demanded, the price at which demand was reduced and the identification number of the demander is posted.
Loin de vouloir defendre quiconque, leurs avocats le feront mieux que nous, on se limitera a se demander pourquoi cette personne uniquement, alors que d'autres, hierarchiquement et politiquement mieux places que lui, ayant beneficie, comme lui, de largesses de l'ancien regime et d'emplois fictifs comme lui dans des entreprises publiques, comme lui, restent couverts par l'immunite.
La Haute-Cour du Zimbabwe a confirme mardi dernier la validite de l'interdiction de toute manifestation de rue contre le president Robert Mugabe apres plusieurs semaines de greves pour demander le depart du chef de l'Etat, a annonce un avocat de l'opposition.
L'article 1er de ce projet de loi mentionne que les agents de Tunisie Telecom titulaires et en exercice et qui ont atteint l'age de 50 ans au moins, peuvent demander une retraite anticipee avant l'age legal.
Emmenes par la directrice Esther Maurer, les representants de l'association etaient venus remettre au President de la FIFA une petition pour demander que la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Bresil 2014ao soit placee sous le signe de l'equite.
afin de permettre aux deputes d'exercer leur role de controle et ameliorer leur capacite a demander des comptes au pouvoir executif.