Example sentences for: defining

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

  • Since the 1960s, Mallorca has shone in its role as Spain’s tourism juggernaut, defining the extremes of a Mediterranean holiday: the unbridled hedonism of topless beaches and singles bars, and the lethargic, point A (hotel) to point B (beach) vacation.

  • The 1988 quotation of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-III) returned Dorland's Medical Dictionary to the 20th century: DSM-III is the standard psychiatric manual defining mental disorders.

  • Government agencies also sometimes display a tendency to match capabilities to mission by defining away the hardest part of their job.

  • Defining the Threat In the post-9/11 world, threats are defined more by the fault lines within societies than by the territorial boundaries between them.

  • A term can only be useful in defining relationships among genes if it is shared by at least two of them.


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