But it is also time to curtail the demand for ivory in Asia.
Let us take the former vice president up on his demand for documents and declassify them all.
I had planned for this entry to be about the new Bioshock game but current events have overtaken it and demand a course change.
He says Iraqi officials can make no demand on that which was never theirs.
Sarah Palin used Twitter to go after Maher, saying Obama should demand that the comedian return a million-dollar donation.
Grain will be in demand in this kingdom, and in the south of Europe.
Men are in demand, and an increase in their number increases their value.
It was not a request, and not a demand; it was the dull statement of a need.
"It's because I know it that I make the demand," he went on, passionately.
He had come expecting to demand, and to carry away; and behold!
late 14c., "ask, make inquiry," from Old French demander (12c.) "to request; to demand," from Latin demandare "entrust, charge with a commission" (in Vulgar Latin, "to ask, request, demand"), from de- "completely" (see de-) + mandare "to order" (see mandate). Meaning "to ask for as a right" is early 15c., from Anglo-French legal use. Related: Demanded; demanding.
late 13c., "a question," from Old French demande (see demand (v.)). Meaning "a request, claim" is from c.1300. In the political economy sense (correlating to supply) it is attested from 1776 in Adam Smith.