Example sentences for: democracies

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

  • (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.)

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

  • He has not gleaned anything from the experience that the Atlantic democracies have had in governing themselves over the past 30 years, or from their rather mixed record in dealing with social ills.

  • 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.

  • 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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