Example sentences for: abolishing

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

  • Rather than confront the new moral questions raised by stem cell technologies, the witnesses praised them for abolishing the old moral questions.

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

  • 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).

  • 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.

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


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