Definition of aggregate demand in English:

aggregate demand


  • The total demand for goods and services within a particular market.

    ‘it is generally assumed that increases in credit stimulate aggregate demand’
    • ‘The belief that our present economic downturn is nothing more than a lack of "aggregate demand" is simply wrongheaded on all counts.’
    • ‘Suppose that on account of weak aggregate demand inflation has fallen from 2% to 1%.’
    • ‘In France output will decline as a result of the shift in aggregate demand.’
    • ‘Since the Great Depression of the 1930s and until the early 1970s most economists viewed economic fluctuations as the outcome of shocks to aggregate demand.’
    • ‘When inflation increases, the central bank can always cool it off by tighter monetary policies, which weaken aggregate demand.’