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Sentences with the verb Abolished

4 examples:

The right of council and social housing tenants to buy their homes at a discounted rate in Scotland is abolished by the Scottish Parliament.
(BBC News - Business, )

The lawyer representing Saskatchewan tells the Supreme Court of Canada he believes the Senate can be abolished by a vote of seven provinces representing at least 50 per cent of the population.
(CBC News - Politics, )

The system of direct elections for Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs), which has been dogged by controversy and received with apathy by the public, would be abolished by a Labour government.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A report by the Sutton Trust says the scheme, which was abolished by Tony Blair in 1997, has more support from parents and would give able children the chance to go to high-quality private schools.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

The president abolished slavery.

I move that hanging be abolished.

This evil custom must be abolished.

The president has abolished slavery.

The death penalty should be abolished.

The crime of adultery was abolished in 1947.

I thought that system was abolished last year.

I thought the death penalty should be abolished.

Many countries have abolished capital punishment.

Slavery was not abolished in the U.S. until 1865.

The European Union has abolished the death penalty.

I am of the opinion that the tax should be abolished.

Slavery has been abolished in most parts of the world.

The regulation was abolished, but then it was reenacted.

Tom believes that the death penalty should be abolished.

I thought that policy was abolished a couple of years ago.

Slavery was not abolished in the United States until 1865.

Slavery in the United States was not abolished until 1865.

Many people in England would like to see the public subsidy of the monarchy abolished.

In the 90s, Ireland, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland and Georgia abolished the death penalty.

The state is not abolished, it withers away.
(Friedrich Engels)

Slavery has never been abolished from America's way of thinking.
(Nina Simone)

City governments ought to be abolished, if only as a public health measure.
(L. Neil Smith)

Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.
(Aristophanes)

Chinese civilisation is so systematic that wild animals have been abolished on principle.
(Aleister Crowley)

It is a pointless farce that should be abolished.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The nation abolished the military after a series of coups.
(USA Today - World, )

Massachusetts abolished the death penalty more than 30 years ago.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Arsene Wenger has called for the loan system to be abolished or reformed.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Nebraska legislature abolished the use of capital punishment Wednesday.
(UPI - News, )

It is time for a serious debate on whether it should be abolished altogether.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Marjory LeBreton, says the Senate should be abolished if it can't be reformed.
(CBC News - Politics, )

The pope expressed hope that eventually the death penalty will be abolished worldwide.
(USA Today - World, )

Former MP Patrick Boyer wants the Senate abolished and has just written a new book on it.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Politicians in Saskatchewan have endorsed a motion calling for the Senate to be abolished.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Australia's new coalition government has abolished the country's climate change commission.
(UPI - Business News, )

The combination of bacteria and anti-PD-L1 nearly abolished tumor outgrowth, report scientists.
(Science Daily - News, )

Hospital parking fees are a stealth tax, and need to be cut or abolished, says Tory MP Robert Halfon.
(BBC News - Health, )

A new CBC/Nanos survey reveals that 9 out of 10 Canadians want to see the Senate reformed or abolished.
(CBC News - Politics, )

Extra costs of using a mobile phone in EU member countries are to be abolished, after MEPs agree a deal.
(BBC News - Business, )

An exclusive Nanos Research poll suggests the majority of Canadians want the Senate changed or abolished.
(CBC News - Canada, )

A transition phase is set to start in April 2016 and all roaming charges should be abolished by June 2017.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

The right of council tenants to buy the homes they rent at discounted rates is to be abolished in Scotland.
(BBC News - Politics, )

CNN's Ivan Watson reports on South Africa's "Born Free" generation: those born after apartheid was abolished.
(CNN - World News, )

Mendelian inheritance is abolished in C. elegans to create worms that are a genetic clone of one grandparent.
(Nature Biotechnology, )

These handy inventions have long since abolished the need to squat in the bushes, or resort to the adult nappy.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Payments known as Class 2 National Insurance contributions will be abolished for those who work for themselves.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The US state of Nebraska has abolished the death penalty after a veto-override was passed through its legislature.
(BBC News - World News, )

Until now, the inflammation has been seen as a negative consequence that needs to be abolished as soon as possible.
(Science Daily - News, )

Controversial Air Passenger Duty for the under 12's is set to be abolished on economy flights taken from the 1st May.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The historical defence of marital coercion is an anachronism and will be abolished, says justice minister Lord Faulks.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

A federal death penalty trial is set to begin in Hawaii, a rarity in a state that abolished capital punishment in 1957.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Saracens call for the Premiership wage cap to be abolished and say they have the backing of six other top-flight teams.
(BBC Sport, )

Health experts in the UK urge that so-called 'fat letters' that inform parents if their child is obese should be abolished.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Tuesday's budget is expected to see 50 government agencies abolished, key assets sold off and 16,000 federal public servants axed.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Over half of voters believe faith schools should not be paid for by the taxpayer or abolished altogether, a recent poll has found.
(The Independent - Education, )

Fuel duty and vehicle excise duty should be abolished in Scotland and replaced by a pay-as-you-drive system, a think tank suggests.
(BBC News - Politics, )

With the deadline for debt default looming in the U.S., economists tell CBC News the debt limit is "stupid" and should be abolished.
(CBC News - World, )

The Republican Party platform adopted in Cleveland describes it as a "rogue" agency that should be abolished or at least overhauled.
(Forbes - Business, )

In this speech in Bristol, the Trade Secretary namechecked some of regulations abolished by the previous Conservative-led government.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Drum roll please…Vodafone has announced it has abolished the ghastly line rental charge and has freed its customers from paying it.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The right of council tenants to buy the homes they rent at discounted rates is to be abolished in Scotland from 2017, it is announced.
(BBC News - Business, )

More than 75,000 children took part in the Assisted Places Scheme, which ran for 17 years from 1980 before it was abolished by Labour.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) should be abolished and replaced by a new system, a review of policing in England and Wales says.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Set in 2540 London, “Brave New World” depicts a society where natural reproduction has been abolished and people are instead born...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Patients and NHS staff have saved more than £13m since hospital car parking charges were abolished in 2008, the Scottish Government says.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Town hall pensions claimed by Boris Johnson and thousands of councillors are to be abolished from May, the Government will announce today.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Gregory Andrews is taking up his post as threatened species commissioner in the same week the disability discrimination role is abolished.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Card surcharges are costing Australians $1.6 billion each year, and the charges need to be abolished or better regulated, says MasterCard.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Flights for children under 12 will carry no air passenger duty from 1 May 2015, and the tax will be abolished for the under-16s from 2016.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The age-old role of bank cashier is to be abolished by Barclays Bank, as thousands of employees are promoted to become "community bankers".
(BBC News - Business, )

Air passenger duty for children under 12 on economy travel will be abolished from May 2015, the chancellor announces in the Autumn Statement.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Slavery was abolished more than 150 years ago, but its effects are still felt today in K-12 education in the south, according to a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

A South Korean court on Thursday abolished a 62-year-old law that bans extramarital affairs, ruling that the law suppresses personal freedoms.
(Fox News - World, )

There are no plans to end the current pensions guarantee known as the "triple lock", the government says, after a call for it to be abolished.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Since the backpass rule was abolished, goalkeepers have been forced to improve their ball control and that looks just to be the case in Sweden.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The number of vehicles without road tax - Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) - doubled to 560,000 after the paper tax disc was abolished in October 2014.
(BBC News - Business, )

While LePage said the death penalty would be "appropriate for people who kill Mainers," the state actually abolished capital punishment in 1887.
(NBC News, )

State media have mostly welcomed news China is reforming its one-child policy, but rights groups say restrictions should be abolished altogether.
(BBC News - World News, )

Nearly 250k more people over 65 are in employment since the default retirement age was abolished three years ago, figures from the DWP show today.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

State media have mostly welcomed news China is reforming its one-child policy, but right groups say restrictions should be abolished all together.
(BBC News - World News, )

The present 20 government departments should be almost halved with some merged or abolished, saving £8bn a year and cutting bureaucracy and waste.
(BBC News - Politics, )

This is a man who was twice suspended from the council by the now abolished Standards Board for England for his aggressive behaviour towards women.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Hairdressers in western Quebec will soon be able to set their own prices and decide opening hours after an 81-year-old law is officially abolished.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Following attacks by Boko Haram militants, MPs in Chad vote to reinstate the death penalty for acts of terrorism six months after it was abolished.
(BBC News - World News, )

George Osborne, the Chancellor, said that air passenger duty on millions of children's airline seats will be abolished from the middle of next year.
(Christopher Hope in The Telegraph - Politics, )

Substitution of the cationic residues with alanines abolished the biological activity of both FT23–50 and the equivalent type-IV collagen peptide.
(Nature, )

So-called roaming charges have been capped and will be abolished altogether in the EU by June 2017. But until then you can still clock up high costs.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Unless Gordon Brown turned out to be right after all, and 'boom and bust' actually has been abolished, it was always going to come to a stop sometime.
(Matthew Lynn in The Telegraph - Finance, )

In a move that has aroused exasperation and dismay among the country's researchers, the Irish Government has abolished its chief science adviser office.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Airlines have applauded the announcement in the Autumn Statement that APD for children under 12 would be abolished in May 2015 and for under-16s in 2016.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The economic cycle cannot be abolished and at some point it was inevitable that those growth countries would not be able to keep up their breakneck pace.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Rent arrears owed to housing associations and local authorities rose in the three months after the spare room subsidy was abolished, according to a study.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

"Clueless" star Stacey Dash dismissed Jada Pinkett Smith's Oscar boycott as "ludicrous" before suggesting BET and Black History Month should be abolished.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

A former member of the consumer watchdog warns households will be disappointed if they think power prices will come down after the carbon tax is abolished.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Much of the UK harvest has been picked by migrant workers hired under the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme (SAWS), which is being abolished from January.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The requirement for schools to have an act of collective worship should be abolished, says a report co-authored by former Education Secretary Charles Clarke.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Taxes on children's flights will be abolished, leading to major holiday savings for families, if a proposal said to be supported by David Cameron is approved.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Significant reform of the Senate as well as the question of whether the upper chamber can be abolished are "off the table," Prime Minister Stephen Harper says.
(Leslie MacKinnon in CBC News - Politics, )

Stack ranking, an employee-evaluation process that has been roundly criticized by many current and former Microsoft employees, is being abolished at the company.
(ZDNet US, )

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