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Synonyms for decline

Synonyms for decline

to be unwilling to accept, consider, or receive

to slope downward

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

a marked loss of strength or effectiveness

a downward slope or distance

Synonyms for decline

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Process : Completed project is a pilot verification of social innovation that delivers a holistic system of care for persons with DO, so that persons with DO, where it accumulates more socially pathological effects, prevent complete social decline, but they are motivated to resolve their situation and gradually strengthen competencies and again assume responsibility in all areas of life.
This book is a must-read for anyone searching for a better understanding of the economics of corporate change and social decline.
Once a dream of every family, now many of these areas, especially in Western Europe are facing serious physical and social decline (RESTATE 2009).
While a negative view of aging as a period of physical, cognitive, and social decline appears widely held, a new study published online December 7, 2012 in the American Journal of Psychiatry shows a contrasting view.
Friesen interprets that chapter as describing catastrophic social decline, including especially "sexual dysfunction" (11) and violence.
Both nations will require significant changes in their political policies to prevent a period of economic or social decline.
At the center of the dispute is the imputation by Mendelsohn that Hollinghurst has the "unconscious inclination" to "lapse into an old British literary habit"using Jewish characters as markers of un-Englishness and social decline.
THIS PAPER WILL EXPLORE MICHAEL POLLAN'S THESIS in The Omnivore's Dilemma that an inadequate industrial model imposed on the biological rhythms of agriculture and a shortsighted United States government policy of direct payment corn subsidies perpetuates a non-sustainable food system that ramifies in ecological and social decline in the long term.
It begins with a critique of New Labour, and habitual readers of Soundings will find many of his criticisms very familiar: its Fabian legacy of managerialist statism, turning citizens into passive consumers, and its (clumsy) micromanagement from above; Blair's centralisation of power to the clique around him; the failure to restrain risky speculation, or to tackle the housing crisis; and the highly regressive social decline that took place under New Labour, particularly for the young, the poor and ethnic minorities - bringing with it an increasing sense of powerlessness and lack of trust, a loss of values, and a growth of consumerism, alongside increases in drug use, binge drinking, teenage pregnancies and households without work.
Pat Broster, executive director at Groundwork Merseyside, said: "Unemployment is one of the biggest contributors to the cycle of economic and social decline within communities and the apprenticeship scheme endeavours to break this cycle amongst young people.
FOR THE OVERWHELMING MAJORity of Nigerians deeply frustrated with their deteriorating living conditions - even as their elected politicians are amongst the best paid in the world - this year's presidential poll is about electing a visionary, hardworking leader who can reverse the country's economic and social decline.
Tina Lu is concerned with the relationship between the political and the domestic, the unity of which "was the essence of the Confucian empire" and whose fissures and permutations reflected dynastic and social decline (5).
In particular, "the decimation of rural economies, precipitated by declines in the agricultural, manufacturing, and mining industries, and evidenced by high rates of unemployment," has contributed to profound economic and social decline in rural areas.
Making its debut in Venice, the tiny oil-rich kingdom confounded the stereotype of the Gulf as a latter day architectural Gomorrah, instead choosing to reflect on the ecological and social decline of Bahrain's historic sea culture.
In patients regularly using drugs of different groups, Rokhlina and Kozlov (2001) noted the evident social decline.
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