something that someone insists upon having <the terrorists presented their list of demands>
the state of being sought after especially for purchase <a steadily declining demand for film cameras>
something necessary, indispensable, or unavoidable <we are very confident that our new employee is fully equal to the demands of the job> Synonyms condition
, sine qua non
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