Translation of demanda in English:

demanda

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  • 2 2.1 [Der] 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 (AmE)
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    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 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 [literary/literario] (empresa) morir or perecer en la demanda to die o [formal] perish in the attempt

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