Example sentences for: abandonment

How can you use “abandonment” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The LAT reports that because of the University of California's recent abandonment of affirmative action in admissions, its incoming law school class is likely to include only one black student.

  • He turned his own earlier verse into a nation at the very moment of its abandonment.

  • His most recent novel, Intimacy , is a nakedly autobiographical exploration of a man's thoughts on the eve of his abandonment of his wife and two small sons for a younger woman.

  • In Singapore, where Madeleine Albright met Chinese Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan this weekend, the Straits Times said Monday that U.S.-Chinese relations are now on the mend because both countries oppose Taiwan's abandonment of the "one China" policy.

  • Hawi, a Christian from Mount Lebanon turned big-city academic whose often political poetry had once made him an Arab nationalist hero, despaired over the wider Arab world's abandonment of his beloved Lebanon.


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