Example sentences for: outlawed

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

  • Polytheism, however, persisted until 529, when an edict by Emperor Justinian outlawed the last “pagan” temples and closed the famous Athenian schools of philosophy.

  • There is no disputing: When guns in the classroom are outlawed, only outlaws in the classroom have guns.

  • For the lexicographer this opened up the possibility of new words (e.g., the last apartheid ruler, P.W. Botha had officially outlawed the regime and white minority rule) and, more important, of new citations.

  • Vices outlawed or heavily controlled elsewhere were legal here, available any hour of any day (or night).

  • For instance, it outlawed information about birth control and many other forms of free speech; it enforced Jim Crow laws in the South; it denied women the right to vote and barred them from many occupations and activities.


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