Example sentences for: abolishing

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

  • Voters in Northern Ireland approved a peace plan . Among other things, the plan appeases Catholics by including Northern Ireland in an all-Ireland council, and it appeases Protestants by abolishing the Irish Republic's constitutional claim to the majority Protestant North.

  • 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.

  • Jonathan Schell's cover story--the longest article in The Nation 's history--updates his 1982 book The Fate of the Earth . The article's conclusion: We should push for "horizontal" disarmament (taking weapons off alert, partially dismantling them) rather than "vertical" disarmament (abolishing weapons altogether).

  • To join, Turkey must improve its human rights record by abolishing the use of torture and loosening free speech strictures.

  • More and more conservatives now favor abolishing parole, sharply curtailing probation, imprisoning every adult felon for his or her entire term, and warehousing juvenile offenders in adult jails.


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