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demonstration

[ dem-uhn-strey-shuhn ]
/ ˌdɛm ənˈstreɪ ʃən /
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Definition of demonstration

noun
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Origin of demonstration

1325–75; Middle English demonstracioun<Latin dēmonstrātiōn- (stem of dēmonstrātiō, equivalent to dēmonstrāt(us) (see demonstrate) + -iōn--ion

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British Dictionary definitions for demonstration

demonstration
/ (ˌdɛmənˈstreɪʃən) /

noun

Derived forms of demonstration

demonstrational, adjectivedemonstrationist, noun
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