DEFUNCT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEFUNCT
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 a.  dead; no longer in use or existence
Classic Sentence:
1  There were three courts: one belonging to Harry Haydock, one to the cottages at the lake, and one, a rough field on the outskirts, laid out by a defunct tennis association.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
2  During our expedition to Bethune the husband of my duchess died; so, my dear, the coffer of the defunct holding out its arms to me, I shall marry the widow.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 67 CONCLUSION
Example Sentence:
1  The lawyers sought to examine the books of the defunct corporation.
2  The ransomware Locky once considered almost defunct, however, its variant was touted by over 23 million emails with the malware to the US workforce in just 24 hours on August 28.
3  The long-playing record was made defunct by the arrival of the CD.