Example sentences for: dispossessed

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

  • More generally, conspiracism (as Middle East scholar Daniel Pipes calls it) flourishes during turbulent times--revolutions in particular--when long-established orders seem imperiled by uncontrollable events, endangered powers imagine secret plots to undermine them, and the dispossessed worry about persecution.

  • But along the way, scores of laborers had died hacking through the mountains, buffalo were exterminated, and Indians and Métis were dispossessed of their lands.

  • California managed to weather the downturn better than the rest of the country, however, and became a magnet for dispossessed refugees from the Dustbowl of the Midwest.

  • The paper, which serves as a lifeline for dispossessed Kosovars, is lukewarm on the KLA and favors the establishment of an international protectorate.

  • The plan mandates a withdrawal of all Serb troops from Kosovo, to be followed by a halt in NATO bombing and the return of the dispossessed Kosovars under the supervision of a unified, allied-led peacekeeping force.

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