demand-pull

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of demand-pull was in 1952

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“Demand-pull.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demand-pull. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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