Example sentences for: democracies

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

  • The idea that democracies are the most peaceful political systems is attractive and plausible, but there is little evidence to support the notion: Fewer than a dozen countries have been continuously democratic over the past century--not an especially large sample--and only two of them, Canada and the United States, share a common border.

  • A variation on the theory that democracies don't go to war with each other, the golden arches hypothesis was proved false even before his book's publication date by the war between NATO and Serbia (where the Belgrade McDonald's franchises were promptly vandalized).

  • Supporters called it a triumph for the Clintonian vision of a big, happy family of democracies.

  • Many of these democracies have gone to war, and not always in response to attack.

  • Could it even be that under certain circumstances, democracies might be more warlike than other states?

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