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demanding

Pronunciation: /dɪˈmændɪŋ; dɪˈmɑːndɪŋ/

Translation of demanding in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [job] que exige mucho; [book/music] difícil he's a demanding teacher es un profesor exigente she's a very demanding child es una niña que exige mucha atención it's physically demanding es agotador
    Example sentences
    • It is a highly complex and demanding task that requires that a number of skills be performed simultaneously.
    • Raising children is a demanding task; it requires energy and attention round the clock.
    • Should that benefactor be reading this column, I should like to point out to them that writing a weekly column for the paper can be an arduous and demanding task at times.

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