Example sentences for: democracies

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

  • It is popularly supposed (particularly by people who live in them) that democracies are "good," while various forms of despotism are "bad."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • But that begs the question of why democracies, and often more established ones, have been less than peaceful.

  • A trial of Pinochet would, moreover, "show that western democracies do not now believe that torture and murder can ever be excused for political or economic reasons," it added.

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...