Share this entry

Share this page


Translation of demanda in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 2.1 [Derecho/Law] lawsuit ha presentado una demanda contra ellos he is suing them, he has brought a lawsuit against them interponer una demanda to bring a lawsuit, to file suit (inglés norteamericano/American English) 2.2 (petición) lo siento mucho, pero no puedo acceder a su demanda I am very sorry but I cannot agree to your request plantearon su demanda al gobierno they presented their demands to the government se volvió hacia ella en demanda de ayuda he turned to her for help se manifestaron en demanda de mejores condiciones de trabajo they held a demonstration to demand o/or they demonstrated for better working conditions me miró, como en demanda de una explicación she looked at me, as if asking for an explanation
  • 3 [literario/literary] (empresa) morir or perecer en la demanda to die o/or [formal] perish in the attempt

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day echado
está echado porque no se encuentra bien = he's lying down because he doesn't feel well …
Cultural fact of the day

The Premios Goya del cine español is the Spanish equivalent of Oscars, awarded in January every year by the AACC (Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España). The winners receive a bust of the painter Goya.