de·​mand-pull di-ˈman(d)-ˌpu̇l How to pronounce demand-pull (audio)
: an increase or upward trend in spendable money that tends to result in increased competition for available goods and services and a corresponding increase in consumer prices compare cost-push
demand-pull adjective

Examples of demand-pull in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The underlying causes of demand-pull inflation include broad changes in consumer preferences, stimulus programs that put more money in people’s pockets or low interest rates that allow for cheap borrowing. Catherine Brock, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of demand-pull was in 1952

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“Demand-pull.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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