Example sentences for: adversary

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

  • During the Cold War, intelligence agencies did not depend on seamless integration to track and count the thousands of military targets-such as tanks and missiles-fielded by the Soviet Union and other adversary states.

  • Ten years ago when I was a legal services program director in Iowa, the private bar was either our adversary or a somewhat disfavored cousin in the family of legal services.

  • It means people who are poor and live in poor neighborhoods isolated from the mainstream world of work, where there are lots of single-mother households on welfare, few male breadwinners, and an adversary culture (typically aggravated by race differences).

  • In Canada, the Toronto Globe and Mail said in a nervous editorial Thursday that, by ruling out in advance the commitment of ground troops before a negotiated peace agreement, NATO told Milosevic that its undertaking to protect Kosovo went only so far--"not exactly the kind of message to send to an adversary as you go to war."

  • Mr. Alinksy instructs his readers to pick an issue, find an adversary and make it personal.

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