Sentence Examples with the word abuse of power

While this opportunity of educating and training a docile people was in the main neglected, savage abuse of power by their chiefs was prevented.

After his resignation he was impeached for abuse of power as minister, but the supreme court quashed the impeachment by denying the competence of the ordinary tribunals to judge ministerial acts.

This system had the merit of counteracting any abuse of power by the bureaucracy.

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Each has a provincial governor and assembly chosen directly by the people, generally charged with independent control of matters affecting the province; but the president may interfere against an abuse of power by either the governor or the assembly.