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English definition of “demonstrative”

demonstrative

adjective (GRAMMAR)    /dɪˈmɒn.strə.tɪv/ US  /-ˈmɑːn.strə.t̬ɪv/ specialized
describes words such as 'this', 'that', 'these', and 'those' that show which person or thing is being referred to: In the sentence "This is my brother ", "this" is a demonstrative pronoun .Grammatical terms
(Definition of demonstrative adjective (GRAMMAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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