Example sentences for: defeats

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

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

  • The headline, "GOP Leadership Defeats Campaign Reform Bill," is getting to be right up there with "Extremist Group Claims Credit for Bombing" and "Union Officials Indicted in New Jersey."

  • 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.

  • Did these defeats irreparably harm our credibility and propel would-be aggressors to believe that the United States would never fight?

  • 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.


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