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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.

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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

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

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

The Supreme Court continues to hear arguments today in a case that will determine whether the scandal-plagued Senate can be reformed or abolished, and if so, how.
(CBC News - Politics, )

George Osborne revealed that the 0.5 per cent stamp duty savers have to pay for buying shares in UK-based exchange-traded funds will be abolished from next April.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis does not believe he has 'abolished sin' after claims printed in La Repubblica newspaper in a column by Eugenio Scalfari.
(Daily Mail - News, )

JONATHAN MCEVOY IN SINGAPORE: An extensive ban on radio transmissions was abolished before it had started at the Singapore GP despite backing from Bernie Ecclestone.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

George Osborne announced that what he called the 'jobs tax on young people' would be abolished by 2015 in a bid to cut the stubbornly high level of youth unemployment.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It was abolished last year, but the Parliamentary Justice Select Committee is looking at the effect of abolition on Channel Islands firms, in particular flower growers.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

University College London has compiled a database showing the 46,000 Britons who received compensation worth £20million, which was paid out when slavery was abolished.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The daughter of the judge who sentenced killer Harry Roberts to life in prison said he would have given him the death penalty if it had not been abolished the year before.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It was ‘compassion’ that abolished the death penalty, so forcing us to arm the police – who had until then been guarded from violent criminals by the threat of the gallows.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Former Tory chancellor Lord Lawson said the 45p rate should be abolished altogether – claiming it would attract business to Britain and cost the Exchequer little in lost revenues.
(Daily Mail - News, )

This week our political leaders will stuff the House of Lords with still more cronies – leaving it almost as bloated as it was before Tony Blair abolished hereditary peers in 1999.
(Daily Mail - News, )

An ordinance has abolished the traditional designation of “Men” and “Women” on single-stall public restrooms, a bow to the requests of the sizable community of transgender people.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Safe parliamentary seats would be abolished in order to boost voter turnout and modernise Britain’s creaking 19th century political system under a blueprint to be published on Wednesday.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Connecticut's Supreme Court declared the death penalty unconstitutional Thursday, sparing the lives of 11 convicts who were on death row when the state abolished capital punishment in 2012.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Birth is associated with a neuroprotective, oxytocin-mediated abrupt excitatory-to-inhibitory GABA shift that is abolished in autism, and its restoration attenuates the disorder in offspring.
(Nature Reviews Neuroscience, )

Attorney General Doug Gansler has taken steps that could result in the revocation of death sentences for four inmates who were sentenced before the state abolished capital punishment last year.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

A number of IT boards and committees in the Australian Department of Finance are being abolished or merged as part of the government's bid to reduce the size of government as the Budget deficit grows.
(ZDNet US, )

Margaret Thatcher abolished the ancient system of property rates because she disliked the idea of a progressive tax in which those who lived in big homes paid more than people in more modest dwellings.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

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