Example sentences for: divide-and-rule

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

  • He brought Dayak leaders onto his ruling council but favored the time-honored colonial practice of divide-and-rule by pitting one tribe against another to keep the peace.

  • "The U.S. has used 'open skies' agreements as a divide-and-rule tactic, to secure privileged access to the European market for its carriers," the FT said.

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