Example sentences for: democracies

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

  • If our cherished belief isn't correct, the reverse may be true--that under certain conditions, democracies might be even more given to warlike behavior than other forms of government.

  • This year of elections is almost enough to make one give up on democracy--or at least on the idea that democracies are inherently more committed to peace than other forms of government.

  • (Partial democracies include countries that have adopted some democratic practices, such as popular elections to legislatures with limited powers, but most have not completed the transition from autocratic practices.)

  • Because the Muslim world has fallen behind the West politically, economically, and militarily for the past three centuries, and because few tolerant or secular Muslim democracies provide alternative models for the future, Bin Ladin's message finds receptive ears.

  • The Wall Street Journal "Washington Wire" reports that in the wake of the Indian/Pakistan nukefest, a new buzzword is making the Pentagon rounds: "rogue democracies."

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