Translation of demonstrative in Spanish:

demonstrative

Pronunciation: /dɪˈmɑːnstrətɪv; dɪˈmɒnstrətɪv/

adj

  • 2 (logically conclusive) [formal] [argument/exposition] concluyente this case is demonstrative of his theory este caso demuestra su teoría
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    • The course's contents included the direct and cross examination of lay and expert witnesses, introduction of evidence and demonstrative exhibits, the making of closing arguments and the opening statement.
    • He is very experienced in collating documents, summarizing evidence, arranging diagrammatic and demonstrative evidence and assisting with the general preparation for trial.
    • In my view, when the admissibility of demonstrative evidence is in issue, in many cases, a traditional analysis of probative value really misses the point.
  • 3 [pronoun/adjective] demostrativo
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    • The best examples are the demonstrative pronouns this and that, for the reason that they are guaranteed a reference every time they are used.
    • These are thoughts or judgements whose canonical expression is in terms of a demonstrative pronoun, ‘this’ or ‘that’, used to refer to some object in the perceived environment.
    • Maybe I have a propensity for those sort of muddles, but maybe I'd rather have a propensity for that sort of a muddle, for my demonstrative pronouns are very dear to me.

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