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noun as in display of belief in cause by taking public action

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ClearFlame is also conducting a demonstration on a Cummins engine platform supported by funding from the Department of Energy.

Next month, the company will unveil a demonstration aircraft called the XB-1, a new supersonic-capable plane that is one-third the size of what they hope their commercial airliner will be.

Federal officials have arrested more than 300 people since the demonstrations began.

From Fortune

There’s a lot of demonstrations that were happening in LA for years that I didn’t know about until all of this.

From Ozy

It was the beginning of a week of unrest and protests that mirrored destructive demonstrations seen earlier this summer following police violence.

From Vox

The reviews in themselves constitute a demonstration of why the regime restricts the Internet.

As Sarah and her sister and mother headed for the warmth of home, the demonstration continued.

Not that the demonstration had anything to do with this couple, whom Sarah seems to see as a fairy tale come to life.

There is an extreme demonstration of this divide in the nation.

For anyone who cared to watch, the event and its denouement provided a graphic demonstration that the Iron Curtain was crumbling.

But for the delinquency of his son, she had ocular demonstration; and her indignation was hardly to be repressed.

Already its demonstration had tried her temper, but to-night, for the first time, she felt her whole being set on edge by it.

He determined therefore to make a threatening demonstration by day and slip past it by night.

When they form short chains, demonstration of the capsule is necessary to distinguish them from streptococci.

This truth is as old as Homer, and its proofs are as capable of demonstration as a mathematical axiom.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demonstration, such as: expression, manifestation, presentation, show, test, and testimony.

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