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demonstrate

[ dem-uhn-streyt ]
/ 藞d蓻m 蓹n藢stre瑟t /
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to make, give, or take part in, a demonstration: The pickets required a license to demonstrate.
Military. to attack or make a show of force to deceive an enemy.
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Origin of demonstrate

1545鈥55; <Latin d膿monstr膩tus, past participle of d膿monstr膩re to show, point out, equivalent to d膿-de- + monstr膩re to show, verbal derivative of monstrum sign, portent

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British Dictionary definitions for demonstrate

demonstrate
/ (藞d蓻m蓹n藢stre瑟t) /

verb

Word Origin for demonstrate

C16: from Latin d膿monstr膩re to point out, from monstr膩re to show
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