Both state and federal rulings have imposed additional punishments on women by dint of the fact they were pregnant.
The tensions here arise from the notion that democracies decide to go to war as nations, not by dint of decree.
In that battle for sovereign expression, by dint of diplomacy, organization and military acumen, the Zionists won handily.
Taleb would probably like to think his books are at least a little unreadable by dint of the sheer amount complexity within.
Though he made it back to the top by dint of talent and hard work, he remained a deep-dyed cynic for the rest of his life.
By dint of application, he began to make himself useful; he earned very little, but he hoped to become more skilful in time.
Excellence in art, as in everything else, can only be achieved by dint of painstaking labour.
By dint of much teaching, however, she had learned to execute creditably.
He amused them and made himself their idol by dint of alternate flattery and blame.
By dint of much coaxing the King at last managed to persuade her to sit down, and the feast proceeded.
Old English dynt "blow dealt in fighting" (especially by a sword), from Proto-Germanic *duntiz (cf. Old Norse dyntr "blow, kick"). Phrase by dint of ... "by force of, by means of," is early 14c.