Example sentences for: outnumbered

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

  • Bolstered by a new influx of immigrants to meet the rubber and tin booms of the 1920s, non-Malays now slightly outnumbered the indigenous population.

  • This shocking act recalls the climax of Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch (1969), in which a prisoner is executed with similar defiance, and Russell builds to the same wordless exchange among the protagonists: Those manly looks that say, "We're outnumbered and outgunned.

  • Even so, Albanians have always vastly outnumbered Serbs in the province; there are now 2 million Albanians, compared with 200,000 Serbs.

  • The story of the mountaintop where outnumbered Jewish rebels are said to have committed suicide rather than give in to a Roman siege--chronicled by first century historian Flavius Josephus--has been a part of popular Jewish history for centuries; the site is now one of Israel's most heavily visited tourist attractions.

  • Since 1979, women have outnumbered men on college campuses, but now the gap is widening: Fifty-seven percent of B.A.s are awarded to women.


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