Example sentences for: decades-long

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

  • “Freedom” was our rallying cry in the decades-long battle against the political enemy that Ronald Reagan labeled the “evil empire.”

  • Consider the fruitless decades-long effort to produce an AIDS vaccine in primates, the failure to produce even a single case of human AIDS in any primate studied, or the failure to identify even one useful AIDS drug from primate studies.

  • Has the divisive, decades-long debate over affirmative action really been defused by a clever policy gimmick?

  • Granted, this is a smart, provocative movie, with a performance from Oliver Platt that is truly off-tha-hook, a film reflective of Beatty's decades-long concerns over the corruption of government by money.

  • The Job Training Partnership Act, a decades-long federal program, appears to be almost entirely futile.


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