Example sentences for: dissent

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

  • However, the resolution was softened to the point of ambiguity by the dissent (and eventual abstention) of Russia and China; the NYT says the UNSC resolution "skirts an outright threat to use force."

  • Athens became so attached to this source of easy money that dissent soon grew among the member cities, and Sparta led the confederacy from Athens after the Peloponnesian War (413– 404 b.c. ). The Persians, sensing weakness in the ranks, launched another offensive, resulting in the Ae­gean coast cities coming under Persian control in 387 b.c.

  • Dissent is growing louder and louder.

  • (To read "Ballot Box" on both Democratic debates, click here; to read Chatterbox's dissent, click here.)

  • To assert Spain’s authority and extinguish dissent, he ordered the execution of five Creole rebels.


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