Example sentences for: defeats

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

  • He asks whether the resisters were driven by genuine dislike of Hitler and his ideas, or whether they decided that Hitler was superfluous only after his string of victories turned into a string of defeats.

  • •264–241Rome defeats Carthage (now Tunisia) in First Punic War

  • In the late 1990s, these extremist groups suffered major defeats by Kurdish forces.

  • The headline, "GOP Leadership Defeats Campaign Reform Bill," is getting to be right up there with "Extremist Group Claims Credit for Bombing" and "Union Officials Indicted in New Jersey."

  • Serbs may find solidarity in the memory of defeats past and present, but when it comes to rallying America, nothing succeeds like success.


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