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Synonyms for decline

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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Synonyms for decline

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The decline in poverty is more pronounced in urban areas than rural areas.
There was a decline of 5.2% in the poverty within two years.
'As compared to 2011-12, the largest percentage decline in poverty headcount was observed in the year 2013-14 when national poverty headcount was declined by 6.8 percentage points with 6.2 percentage points decline in urban and 7.5 percentage points in rural areas.
Insurance rates continued to decline globally, on average, in the second quarter of 2017 across property, casualty, and financial and professional lines.
Osama Aboul Magd, head of the Egyptian Automotive Dealers Association, said that the decline in sales is the result of the gap of prices between cars over the past eight months, especially with the beginning of the new year, when the prices of cars doubled, which did not help sales in February and March, despite the discount offers, which were not fruitful.
Cotton carded or combed export during July-February 2015-16 declined to $116 compared to $6.164 million during July-February 2014-15 reflecting a decline of 98.12%, yarn other than cotton yarn export dwindled to $23.248 million from $29.501 million, which shows a decline of 21.20%.
The decline in overall mining production is attributed to declines in uranium, diamonds, copper and gold.
The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index declined -1.3 per cent for the month, only the second decline in the trailing thirteen months.
According to figures compiled by the Central Bank of Cyprus, house prices index registered in Q1 2013 a decline of 1.6% compared to Q4 2012, whereas on an annual basis, ie compared with Q1 2012, the index recorded a decline of 5.4%.
Summary: Hedge funds concluded the surprisingly volatile 1H10 with a decline of -0.81% for the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index, bringing 1H10 performance to a narrow decline of -0.18%.
BIRDS n Widespread birds such as yellowhammer and starling have declined by 41% and 53% since 1994 n A curlew survey revealed an 81% decline between 1993 and 2006 n A golden plover survey in 2007
The decline in b2b advertising pages and advertising revenue continued through the first three months of 2009 with almost all 22 publishing categories showing record plunges, according to figures supplied by the Business Information Network and American business Media (New York).
In an interview, Longman said that "the global trend is for fertility to decline everywhere, in Africa and the Middle East, too.
A million records from insect-spotting hobbyists in Europe contain the broadest evidence so far of a decline among some of the region's pollinators and the wild plants that need them, says an international research team.