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demo

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdeməʊ/ ( plural demos) MARKETING
IT a sample (= part) of a product, especially software, that you allow people to try, to encourage them to buy the complete product: Download the latest game demos for free. freeware and demo programs
informal an occasion when you show someone how to use a product or how a new system or product works: There were live demos of the travel and banking systems at the trade show. sales demos I asked him to give us a demo of the beta version. →  Compare demonstration
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