Example sentences for: decommission

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

  • Under legislation rushed through the British Parliament this week, this would happen if the Irish Republican Army, with which Sinn Fein is affiliated, were to persist in refusing to decommission its secret hoard of weapons.

  • The crisis in the Northern Ireland peace process, provoked by new outbursts of violence in the province and the Irish Republican Army's reluctance to decommission its weapons, dominated the newspapers of Ireland and Britain Friday.

  • Since the Irish Republican Army refuses to decommission its weapons before representatives of Sinn Fein, its political wing, are seated in the new Northern Ireland executive, and since the Unionist leader refuses to call the assembly to order before the IRA gives up at least some of its arms, the current stalemate seems fairly intractable.


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