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demonstration

dem·on·stra·tion

demonstration

 
pronunciation:
de mn streI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an activity that shows how something works or how it is made.
He gave us a demonstration of how to hang wallpaper.
similar words:
clarification, description, display, example, exhibit, exhibition, explanation, exposition, illustration, presentation, show
definition 2: a rally or other public activity in support of or against a particular cause.
We attended the big demonstration against a cut in teachers' pay.
synonyms:
rally
similar words:
assembly, display, exhibition, meeting, parade, picket, protest, show, strike
derivation: demonstrational (adj.)
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