Example sentences for: state-owned

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

  • Next to the Temple is the elegant Pousada dos Lóios (see page 178), a state-owned inn that was formerly a convent.

  • The NYT reports that the new Chinese Prime Minister Zhu Rongji gave a press conference in which he laid down ambitious goals for sweeping social change in his country, including pledges to redesign the government and cut its staff in half, do away with subsidized housing, and make state-owned industries solvent, all within the next three years.

  • 4. "The Brazilian government announced that MCI WorldCom would be responsible for $550 million in back taxes owed by a former state-owned telephone company that MCI WorldCom bought last year . Brazil admitted that MCI WorldCom had been assured, in writing, that it would not be responsible for the back taxes but said tax authorities had re-evaluated the situation.

  • The Post fronts an announcement by a Chinese economic planner that private enterprises should be put on an "equal footing with state-owned enterprises" for the first time since the 1949 revolution.

  • I think "state-sponsored" gambling is preferable to none at all--just as state-owned liquor stores are a lot better than Prohibition.


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