Example sentences for: dictatorship

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

  • Years ago he composed a screenplay described as a "cinematographic narrative," about a real-life mass kidnapping of members of the Nicaraguan elite by the leftist Sandinista guerrillas in 1974, during the time of the Somoza dictatorship.

  • China remains "an oppressive communist dictatorship," it said, and this stands in the way of a "genuine" partnership in any field besides trade and business."

  • Under King Alfonso XIII neither dictatorship nor constitutional government was able to create and sustain domestic tranquillity, with the result that following anti-royalist election results in 1931 the king went into exile.

  • The Canaries were not spared the horrors of the war (mass Republican executions took place in the aptly named Barranco del Infierno, the Gorge of Hell, on Tenerife), but on the whole the islands prospered during Franco’s period of dictatorship, which provided for added protection to their free-port status.

  • Clinton is blasted for taking donations from Chinese military sources, facilitating technology transfer to China, and appeasing the still brutal, still Communist dictatorship.


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