Example sentences for: devising

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

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

  • Participants were invited to deflate the AFI's Greatest Legends List of movie stars by devising a brief plot summary of a movie in which any equally ranked pair--for instance Charlie Chaplin and Joan Crawford are both rated No.

  • Conservatives, many of whom do not believe in Social Security in the first place, are hard at work devising plans to undermine it by shifting to a system of individual accounts.

  • 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.

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


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