Example sentences for: defeating

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

  • "He bulldoggedly opposed the women's rights movement, other civil-rights crusades and decolonization," objects Time . Roosevelt has better crossover appeal, since, in addition to defeating Hitler, he expanded economic opportunity through the New Deal (and gets credit for his wife's contributions to "feminism and social justice").

  • Having defined the conflict this way, Palestinian officials suggested that Israel's best means of defeating terrorism was to cooperate with the Palestinian Authority.

  • 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.

  • Tadeusz Ko§ciuszko, a hero of the American War of Independence, led a military insurrection in 1794, defeating the Russians with a mostly peasant army.

  • Talk about defeating the purpose.


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