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Clearly apparent or capable of being logically proved:‘the demonstrable injustices of racism’
verifiable, provable, attestable, evincibleverified, proven, confirmedobvious, clear, clear-cut, plain, evident, apparent, manifest, patent, conspicuous, prominent, transparent, striking, distinct, noticeable, perceptible, observable, unmistakable, undeniable, self-evidentView synonyms
- ‘The only grounds I have [to refuse permission for the trials] is if there is demonstrable scientific evidence to offset the decision.’
- ‘We did not expect that the demonstrable benefits of quite different types of psychotherapy would be so little different.’
- ‘Perhaps mindful of the demonstrable double standard, however, this time a different reason was given for deleting the post.’
- ‘Unless there is demonstrable chance of harm to the child, grandparents should be able to visit their grandchildren.’
- ‘These findings show that meditation has a demonstrable neurological effect.’
- ‘It is demonstrable, for that matter, that poverty and poor health go together.’
- ‘They need to make sure that cameras are at sites where their need is demonstrable.’
- ‘There was no apparent increased risk of getting a brain tumour demonstrable that could be related to the use of a mobile phone.’
- ‘The idea of increasing their already generous remuneration, without demonstrable justification, is outrageous.’
- ‘In principle, continuity is eminently desirable but the principle shrivels if what is being continued doesn't have demonstrable worth.’
- ‘You will not be disappointed if you are looking for strong direction and, a clear plot and actors with clear, demonstrable talent.’
- ‘He said the campaign, which has been running since May, has had a demonstrable effect on sales.’
- ‘You need superior technology, but you also need a demonstrable advantage over any competing method of doing business.’
- ‘The limitations of such a view of ‘instinct’ are clearly demonstrable in Freud's writings on art and artists.’
- ‘The supermarket chain argues that the extension plans will enhance the vitality and viability of the town centre without causing demonstrable harm.’
- ‘But there is no demonstrable shortage of low skilled workers in the United States today.’
- ‘I think it's something that could be resented by students and parents alike, particularly if they didn't believe there was a demonstrable need for it.’
- ‘No such compelling reason, proven facts or demonstrable mistake has emerged.’
- ‘Group influences on the individual are marked, easily demonstrable and pervasive.’
- ‘As far as we know none of them succeeded in any demonstrable way.’
Late Middle English: from Latin demonstrabilis, from demonstrare point out.
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