Example sentences for: overturned

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

  • The workers' revolution that Karl Marx envisioned occurred in 1989 when Eastern Europeans overturned authoritarian rule.

  • Virginia , in which the Supreme Court overturned laws in 17 states that forbade black people and white people to marry.

  • Those inside the administration who were troubled by the constitutional implications of the CDA rationalized their cop out by saying that the law was sure to be overturned anyway--as indeed it was, in a 3-0 decision that gave three Philadelphia judges a welcome opportunity to sound like Oliver Wendell Holmes.

  • My guess is that the marginal benefit of the CDA over the technological alternatives is small enough, and the burden that the law creates is large enough, that the CDA will be overturned.

  • More immediately important, it puts the market's recent, quickly overturned correction in quite a different light.


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