Example sentences for: defunct

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

  • Over time, the policy should try to weaken and eliminate the network's infrastructure in order to reduce it to a "rump group" like other formerly feared but now largely defunct terrorist organizations of the 1980s.

  • (Although it is doubtful whether Greider is aware of the source of his ideas--as Keynes wrote, "Practical men, who believe themselves quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist."

  • The defunct Philadelphia Journal was an attempt to bring European-styled street-paper tabloid journalism to the City of Brotherly Shove--er, Love.

  • Steinbrenner spent the last years of the Cold War bidding on Navy contracts for his (now defunct) shipyard.

  • The amount demanded matched John Ramsey's 1996 bonus--and the note ended with "Victory SBTC," which police say refers to the Subic Bay Training Center, the defunct U.S.


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