Example sentences for: dictates

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

  • 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.

  • The inevitable trade-off between safety and cost, plus the law of diminishing returns, dictates that you stop well short of the highest possible standards.

  • Yet there is no agreement about what that dictates.

  • A piece suggests that Americans are not as skittish about battle casualties as the conventional wisdom dictates: During the Gulf War, 84 percent of Americans backed the use of ground troops.

  • The Croatian Constitution dictates that Parliament Speaker Vlatko Pavletic will serve as interim president until a new leader is selected.


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