Example sentences for: abolition

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

  • The agency takes credit for "abolition of debtors' prison, the right to due process and a fair hearing, the first successful employment-discrimination lawsuits, improved housing codes and accessibility for people with disabilities."

  • Like the Popular Front in 1936, the new government began with a quick-fire set of reforms — a broad program of nationalization, abolition of the death penalty, raising the minimum wage, and the introduction of a fifth week of holiday with pay — until the impact of the world economic crisis imposed a necessary brake.

  • Goldman now promotes the abolition of unanimous-jury verdicts, the adoption of "judicial report cards," and an end to the lifetime appointment of federal judges.

  • Cuba remained a colony of Spain, but the war contributed to the abolition of slavery on the island in 1886 and planted the seeds of a national consciousness.

  • A strange development occurred this week in the Australian referendum campaign on the abolition of the monarchy.

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