Example sentences for: abolishing

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

  • The new King resumed the ways of the two previous monarchs, abolishing laws against adultery and prostitution and taking up with his half sister; but powerful interests, particularly those of the flourishing foreign business community (which would be increasingly dominated by the descendants of the first missionaries), were intent on usurping the throne, in effect if not in name.

  • The American Revolution took the first step by abolishing the privileges of the nobly born.

  • But important though the resuscitated imperial authority undoubtedly was, the real power under the restoration known as Meiji (“Enlightened Rule”) was in the hands of a new generation of forward-looking administrators, who set about abolishing the ancient feudal apparatus in favor of a modern government based on merit rather than ancestry.

  • Sweden is the only industrial nation which actually has had competition in its letter mail market after abolishing its monopoly.

  • To address that problem by tinkering with the independent counsel statute--or even by abolishing the office altogether--amounts to a failure of perspective.


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