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LEGACY, DEMONSTRATIVE. A demonstrative legacy is a bequest of a certain sum of money; intended for the legatee at all events, with a fund particularly referred to for its payment; so that if the estate be not the testator's property at his death, the legacy will not fail: but be payable out of general assets. 1 Rop. Leg. 153; Lownd. Leg 85; Swinb. 485; Ward on Leg. 370.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But he also refused to provide a system of demonstrative morality.
The spokesperson observed that the CPEC was a highly demonstrative project and it set a good example for other projects under the Belt and Road Initiative.
BEIJING: China on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan's attendance in the second Belt and Road Forum scheduled for April 25-27 and termed China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a highly demonstrative project which has set a good example for other projects under Belt and Road Initiative.
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10 present the author's observations regarding the use and development of the Hittite demonstratives from Old to Late New Hittite (including the set of all inflectional forms of each demonstrative attested in the corpus from individual periods).
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After reviewing the literature on different executional styles, it has been argued that these limitations of straight-sell comparative ads (e.g., derogative and part-list cuing effects) can be minimized by embedding demonstrative executional styles (e.g., product demonstration in ad) in comparative advertisements (Williams and Page, 2013).
I draw readers' to the phrase, this were which occurs in the clause: 'This were the fears raised by panelists.' The demonstrative pronoun (this) is clearly in its singular form.
He could be as abrasive, as daring, as impudent, as demonstrative or as scornful.
In (2a) the demonstrative raises to [Spec, DP] to value [D.sup.0]'s [i uval] [+ref] feature.