Example sentences for: decriminalized

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

  • Amsterdammers looked at feasible and practical responses to the issues, and decriminalized some aspects of both.

  • If Internet wine buying was uniformly decriminalized and there was a genuine nationwide market, on the other hand, the system would be more creative and efficient.

  • So, we decriminalized virtually all minor offenses, we refused to confront young persons meaningfully for minor offenses--in New York City even burglary was for all practical purposes decriminalized (police didn't even bother investigating it)--and to use Moynihan's phrase, we "defined deviance down."

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