Example sentences for: devising

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

  • To counter a perceived communist threat from the Soviet Union, the US quickly set to work reconstructing the economy by transforming Japan’s institutions and devising a new pacifist constitution.

  • In devising the laws governing nonprofit lobbying, Congress recognized that 501(c)(3)s should be encouraged to exercise their First Amendment rights.

  • The episode illustrates, says the Journal , the perils of devising marketing plans for movies before they're made.

  • This particular brand of sexual doublespeak has been remarked upon before, most famously by the late French historian Michel Foucault, who, in his History of Sexuality (published in English in 1978), put forth his unexpected "repressive hypothesis": Those supposedly tight-lipped Victorians, in the course of devising rules to regulate sex and the sciences that investigate its perversions, in fact talked and wrote more about sex than anyone before them.

  • But where the connection is understood, scientists are devising gene therapies that aim to eliminate disease by introducing healthy genes (isolated and reproduced in the laboratory) to compensate for the defective ones.


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