Example sentences for: abolish

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

  • James Gilmore, the Republican candidate, promised to abolish this tax and coasted to victory by a 13-point margin.

  • The Republican "revolutionaries" who took over Congress in 1994 pledged to abolish three departments (Energy, Education, Commerce), but quickly retreated.

  • Mutations that abolish ethylene binding in any of the five receptor genes are dominant and confer ethylene insensitivity, indicating that the receptors function as negative regulators of the ethylene pathway.

  • These difficulties, combined with a departmental emphasis on adopting private-sector practices, have led DOD to prepare draft legislation that would abolish the current restriction and allow military and civilian employees governmentwide to retain for personal use frequent flyer benefits received on official travel.

  • It said, "A certain America has triumphed over the other: that of humanist good sense has beaten that of the fundamentalist preachers, that which wants to preserve certain achievements of the 1960s has beaten that which wants to abolish them.


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