Example sentences for: peacetime

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

  • The Darger watercolors on exhibit include both peacetime tableaux of tiny lassies, some naked, some in dresses, disporting themselves among butterflies and enormous flowers and odd little birds--and scenes of maniacal carnage, in which the same tiny lassies are strangled naked (distorted faces, tongues stuck out) and disemboweled by merciless Glandelinians.

  • Gingrich says the GOP should stick to five campaign themes in the 2000 election: 1) the rescue of Social Security through Personal Savings Accounts (a type of privatization); 2) the establishment of a "global missile defense"; 3) the limitation of taxes in peacetime to 25 percent of income; 4) the abolition of the inheritance tax; and 5) the securing of patients' rights through health-care reform.

  • The Cuban government announced the start of a peacetime “Special Period” in 1990, introducing new austerity measures.

  • Pugnacious new CNN boss Rick Kaplan was hired from ABC to boost the network's sagging peacetime ratings.

  • Twelve years of Reagan-Bush plus eight of Clinton took care of that, along with the longest peacetime economic expansion in American history.


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