demand-side

adjective

de·​mand-side di-ˈmand-ˌsīd How to pronounce demand-side (audio)
: of, relating to, or being an economic theory that advocates use of government spending and growth in the money supply to stimulate the demand for goods and services and therefore expand economic activity compare supply-side

Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of demand-side was in 1980

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“Demand-side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demand-side. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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