Example sentences for: defeating

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

  • Other states have blocked gambling--as Alabama did by defeating a lottery referendum this week--but this marks the first time in 50 years that a state has outlawed gambling and uprooted a living industry.

  • The pre-9/11 draft presidential directive on al Qaeda evolved into a new directive, National Security Presidential Directive 9, now titled "Defeating the Terrorist Threat to the United States."

  • In between defeating the Aus­trians in Italy and a less successful campaign against the Brit­ish in Egypt, in 1795 Bona­parte re­turned to Paris to crush the royalists, and four years later he staged a coup against the Direc­toire.

  • Some islands were taken by the French, but Admiral Rodney saved Jamaica by defeating the French fleet at the Battle of Les Saintes in 1782.

  • Interesting, but the snap bio tells us that the author, Paul D. Moore, was, during the whole time of the Los Alamos troubles, the FBI's man in charge of defeating Chinese spying.


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