Example sentences for: defeats

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

  • After defeats by Greeks in the south, Latins in the center, and Gallic invaders in the north, the Etruscan empire faded in the fourth century b.c.

  • •264–241Rome defeats Carthage (now Tunisia) in First Punic War

  • Just as index-fund investing defeats this purpose, so too does trading based on anything other than an evaluation of a company's underlying prospects for the future.

  • In the late 1990s, these extremist groups suffered major defeats by Kurdish forces.

  • The common missile warning system detects missiles in flight, and the advanced threat infrared countermeasure defeats the missile


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