Example sentences for: paramilitary

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

  • Launched in the early '90s with much fanfare, these paramilitary prisons for youths had expanded to 27 states by 1997.

  • The CIA's capacity to conduct paramilitary operations with its own personnel was not large, and the Agency did not seek a large-scale general expansion of these capabilities before 9/11.

  • It retained its paramilitary tactics and insularity (Mafiosi called their organization a "family," and members took a blood oath).

  • But the expansion of the Secret Service has normalized a paramilitary presidency.

  • Not only is the piece already a gush for the show, but--not to be a party-pooper--the last paragraph seems somehow overblown after reading the news accounts of Arkan's slaying, since he headed what was really "really a paramilitary orgainzation."


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