Example sentences for: stand-down

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

  • USA Today and the New York Times lead with NATO's decision, in response to Slobodan Milosevic's apparent stand-down in Kosovo province, to lift the immediate threat of airstrikes against Yugoslavia.

  • Both the Washington Post and NYT report that the summit agreement for U.S. companies to sell reactors to China in return for China's stand-down from helping Iran go nuclear was immediately denounced by some members of Congress.

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