Example sentences for: devolved

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

  • But although these countries were generally satisfied with the progress they had made, they continued to struggle with a number of important issues, such as the acceptable level of risk and the extent to which decisionmaking authority should be devolved to a given organizational level.

  • As decision making has devolved from the autocrat to the ordinary citizen, it is the ordinary citizen--the anonymous Everyman, an embodiment of rights and responsibilities shared by all--whose name is increasingly invoked.

  • David Trimble, the province's designated first minister in a devolved government, was warmly praised in both Britain and the Irish Republic for having won the agreement Saturday of 58 percent of his Ulster Unionist Party to share power with republican Sinn Fein, its traditional enemy.

  • This justification devolved into the light irony defense: Our show may be rubbish, but we know it's rubbish.

  • Strange, then, that most of the world's people, who rarely if ever drink milk and who get just a small percentage of the calcium we are told is vital, have not devolved into boneless heaps of protoplasm.


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