Example sentences for: dictates

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

  • The Journal notes a crucial difference between Japan and Asia's other economically ravaged countries: Japan has no foreign debt and hence is free from foreign dictates.

  • The Conservative Party, if Rudy doesn't adhere to their pro-life line, will huff and puff, and follow the dictates of the National Republican Party.

  • Time 's peculiar cover story announces and names the new "femaleist" movement: biological feminism based on new research showing that women's bodies are "tougher, stronger, and lustier" than stereotype dictates.

  • Nonetheless, his writings are too influential to be ignored, even if the provocative issues he raises are more usefully (and honestly) argued on the level of the policies they point to than on the level of what the Constitution dictates.

  • Most of the current textual infidelity, though, occurs because the doctrine of stare decisis --which dictates adherence to precedent--forces today's judges to live with adventurous Supreme Court decisions from earlier in the century.

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