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"demo" in British English

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demonoun [C]

uk   /ˈdem.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/ (plural demos)

demoverb [T]

uk   /ˈdem.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/
(Definition of demo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"demo" in American English

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demonoun [C]

 us   /ˈdem·oʊ/ (plural demos)
short form ofdemonstration: I ​saw several ​interesting demos at the ​trade show last ​week.
(Definition of demo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"demo" in Business English

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demonoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdeməʊ/ (plural demos) MARKETING
IT a sample (= ​part) of a ​product, especially ​software, that you ​allowpeople 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 ​productworks: There were ​live demos of the ​travel and ​bankingsystems at the ​trade show. sales demos I ​asked him to give us a demo of the ​betaversion.

demoverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈdeməʊ/ informal MARKETING
to show a new ​product and explain how it ​works or how to use it, especially so ​customers will want to ​buy it: All kinds of ​consumerelectronicsproducts are demoed at CES.
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