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demonstrative

[dimon′strətiv]
pertaining to a concept or an action that accompanies and illustrates speech, such as indication of the size of an object with the hands. See also circum-speech.
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Although the Romanic nominal demonstrative systems (independent pronouns and noun modifiers) derive from the same matrix (the Latin system), now they show great diversity in their configuration (LAUSBERG, 1981).
In today's technologically savvy society, the influence of visual imagery by use of demonstrative evidence is as powerful and prevalent as ever.
Doyle was half a length down at the last but in a pulsating finish he got Demonstrative up to score by a neck.
Tsou pointed out that the new company will set up a demonstrative plant in the short term, and then will utilize waste gas generated from steelmaking to massively produce ethanol.
The minister said that the Nursery will be used as a demonstrative farm for the students taking Agriculture and Forestry courses at the university.
We are often asked by our international colleagues and clients what use, if any, can be made of computer graphics and presentations as demonstrative aids during Canadian court proceedings.
Checkpoints "Kyzyl-Kiya" and "Chon-Kapka" are demonstrative in terms of the minimum requirements," said Kulmatov.
The government views organized religion as a major threat and only allows demonstrative "worship" of the country's founder Kim II-sung and his son Kim Jong-Il.
ISLAMABAD, 22 April, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervez Ashraf will inaugurate 40 kW demonstrative micro wind power project in Kalar Kahar on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD, 22 April, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Federal Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervez Ashraf would inaugurate 40 kW demonstrative micro wind power project in Kalar Kahar on Thursday (April 23).
Although same is normally preceded by the, it can take a demonstrative instead--this, that, these or those.
1 : pointing out the one referred to and showing that it differs from others <In "this is my dog" and "that is their dog," "this" and "that" are demonstrative pronouns.