place heavy demands on

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Definition of place heavy demands on

: to require use of a large amount of (energy, time, resources, etc.) Record high temperatures have placed heavy demands on the nation's energy supplies.

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“Place heavy demands on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/place%20heavy%20demands%20on. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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