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Associated words: ostensive, ostensible, exhibiting, expository.

Explain the meaning of "ostensive" and "indirect" Reduction.

It serves mainly to provide the regime with ostensive evidence of its power and technological progress.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Late Latin ostensivus "showing," from Latin ostensus, past participle of ostendere "to show" (see ostensible).

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