demonstrator demonstrator  /ˈdɛ mən ˌstreɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a teacher or teacher's assistant who demonstrates the principles that are being taught
  2. (n) someone who demonstrates an article to a prospective buyer
  3. (n) someone who participates in a public display of group feeling

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Students throughout the nation staged angry protest marches against the regime, and at least one demonstrator was killed by police in Karachi.
  2. Trouble began when one demonstrator unveiled a Hamas flag, and was immediately set upon by baton-wielding Palestinian police.
  3. A pro-independence Kashmiri demonstrator prepares to throw a piece of brick at Indian police during protests in October.

News

  1. Erdogan, protesters circle in eye of Taksim storm

    Demonstrators and police in Taksim Square have settled into an uneasy calm just hours after some of the most violent clashes since protests began two weeks ago. Riot control vehicles and police remained on the edges of the square, but it was quiet as demonstrators and municipal workers began the process of cleaning up. Dump trucks cleared away barricades built by demonstrators to keep the police ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  2. Russian parliament passes anti-gay bill

    Police officers detain a demonstrator near the State Duma, Russia's lower parliament chamber, in Moscow Tuesday, June 11, 2013. A controversial bill banning "homosexual propaganda" is expected to be approved by Russia's lower house of parliament for the second and third of three hearings on Tuesday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Washington Examiner

  3. Turkey premier to meet with Istanbul protesters

    A demonstrator reads a magazine while camped in Gazi park next to Taksim square in Istanbul. / Aris Messinis, AFP/Getty Images ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's prime minister will meet with a group of protesters occupying Istanbul's central Taksim Square this week, the deputy prime minister said Monday, as the government sought a way out of the impasse that has led to hundreds of protests in ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "They didn't just disperse demonstrators. They killed one demonstrator. He was injured and he wasn't helped so he died. We demand that the criminals be brought to account," Putin said.
    on May 18, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Brisbane Times

  2. "It was really a great mission for the agency," mission manager Gerhard Schwehm said at a news conference at the European Space Agency's mission control center in Darmstadt, Germany. "It was a technology demonstrator that grew up and provide...
    on Sep 4, 2006 By: Gerhard Schwehm Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Lord Bhattacharyya stated: "At WMG we are developing plans for a major technology demonstrator project that will bring together global automotive leaders with research scientists and parts suppliers to look at every aspect of low carbon automotive...
    on Aug 18, 2008 By: Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya Source: Birmingham Post

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