Example sentences for: directive

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

  • In 1409, under a new directive from Emperor Chu Ti to pursue trade in the South Seas and the Indian Ocean, a Chinese fleet of 50 ships headed by Admiral Cheng Ho called in at Melaka.

  • To some degree, the Mayor's directive for incident command was followed on 9/11.

  • He (occasionally she) was governed by an operating directive that listed operational priorities issued by the relevant regional division of the Directorate, constrained by centrally determined allocations of resources.

  • President Clinton issued a classified directive in June 1995, Presidential Decision Directive 39, which said that the United States should "deter, defeat and respond vigorously to all terrorist attacks on our territory and against our citizens."

  • The directive noted:"The handling of a threat of a chemical or biological release or the use of conventional weapons falls to the NYPD.


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