Example sentences for: abridge

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

  • He sought to abridge the attorney-client privilege by commanding Vince Foster's lawyer to divulge what Foster had told the lawyer before committing suicide.

  • With the enactment of §954(d)(1), Congress did not abridge the speech of those who disdain the beliefs and values of the American public, nor did it abridge indecent speech.

  • “No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States.”

  • It is wrong on the law because there is utterly no precedent for the novel and facially implausible proposition that the First Amendment has anything to do with government funding that- though it does not actually abridge anyone's speech- "distorts an existing medium of expression."

  • So the complainers were not only trying to abridge freedom of expression, they were wildly off-base.


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