Example sentences for: decline

How can you use “decline” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As Palermo was in decline, Naples flourished as a brilliant cosmopolitan capital.

  • For example, the 30% electricity price increase, the $13 billion reduction in personal consumption, and the 25% decline in coal use are all associated with the Clean Energy Future Advanced Scenario, which includes the most optimistic technology assumptions.

  • Despite this recent shift in the federal position, net national saving as a share of GDP remains well below the average level of the 1960s largely as a result of the decline in personal saving.

  • But the opposite happened, because of the decline in the custom of "shotgun weddings."

  • However, it is clear that the number of congressional oversight hearings and other GAO testimony opportunities will decline significantly in fiscal year 2001 as a result of factors beyond our control.

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