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:

  • Forbes, 523 U. S. 666 (1998), that case discussed the nature of television broadcasting, not to determine whether government regulation would alter its "usual functioning" and thus violate the First Amendment (no government regulation was even at issue in the case), but rather to determine whether state-owned television is a "public forum" under our First Amendment jurisprudence.

  • Al Qaeda also used the Afghan state-owned Ariana Airlines to courier money into the country.

  • Drab state-owned stores are a thing of the past.

  • That question is especially pertinent here in the United States, because the combination of a booming stock market at home and the privatization of state-owned enterprises abroad has meant a dramatic upsurge in the number of foreign companies whose shares are listed on U.S. exchanges.

  • You might have thought that the kind of secrecy required for such a massive market manipulation was impossible in the modern information age--but Hamanaka pulled it off, partly by working through British intermediaries, but mainly through a covert alliance with Chinese firms (some of them state-owned).


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