Example sentences for: defeats

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

  • Did these defeats irreparably harm our credibility and propel would-be aggressors to believe that the United States would never fight?

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

  • 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.

  • No defeats are recorded, naturally, although a few of the victories are debatable.

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


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