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demonstrate
American English: /ˈdɛmənˌstreɪt/
British English: /ˈdɛmənstreɪt/

Translation of demonstrate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (show)
    (need/ability/method)
    demostrar
    he demonstrated how to make mayonnaise
    demostró cómo se hace la mayonesa
    Example sentences
    • A group has been on a rally to London to demonstrate its feelings and has also spelt out its views to Institute chiefs in a bid to keep tuition fees as low as possible.
    • Suddenly Duffy's charges began to demonstrate a bit of pluck.
    • She demonstrates her impressive long distance catching here.
    Example sentences
    • The promoter had even installed a machine and demonstrated how these plates and cups were moulded.
    • On the opening day of the exhibition, Pipop will demonstrate his painting skills by creating a painting in public.
    • Techniques to minimise stress at work were demonstrated at the campaign.
  • 2 (Marketing)
    (appliance/product)
    hacer una demostración de

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Politics)
    manifestarse
    to demonstrate in support of/against something/somebody
    manifestarse en apoyo/en contra de algo/alguien
    Example sentences
    • Couldn't the point be made equally effectively by demonstrating in some more public space where private homes and families wouldn't be disrupted?
    • Thousands were demonstrating today - I think near the Ministry of Oil (though someone said it was somewhere else).
    • Thousands were demonstrating today all over the country.
  • 2 (Marketing)
    hacer demostraciones
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