Example sentences for: defunct

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

  • The defunct Philadelphia Journal was an attempt to bring European-styled street-paper tabloid journalism to the City of Brotherly Shove--er, Love.

  • The FBI describes once-thriving operations in Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, and other major cities as virtually defunct.

  • Given the frequency with which the remnants of past retroviral infections are found in the mammalian genome (Smit 1999), in the form of usually defunct endogenous retroviruses (Box 1), it is likely that our genomes are continually bombarded with retroviruses like HIV but that the majority are cleared by innate immune mechanisms like APOBEC3G.

  • Talabani fled to the Iran border, and the PUK is all but defunct.

  • The sadly defunct Horsham to Steyning railway line was called the linger and die.


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