Example sentences for: decline

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

  • Almost everyone who thought about it agreed that Britain's long-run relative decline as an economic power had much to do with structural weaknesses: an overreliance on traditional industries such as coal and cotton, a class-ridden educational system that still tried to produce gentlemen rather than engineers and managers, a business culture that had failed to make the transition from the family firm to the modern corporation.

  • • Serious bleeding events are most frequent on day 1 of therapy with drotrecogin alfa (activated) and rapidly decline on subsequent days

  • Mutations whose effects are independent of one another are termed multiplicative . If mutations interact so that their combined effect on fitness is greater than expected from their individual effects, then epistasis is said to be synergistic . For deleterious mutations, synergistic epistasis means that the decline in average fitness accelerates as more random mutations are added (such epistasis is termed negative by Phillips et al.

  • However, these are difficult times for public institutions of higher education, because legislative appropriations are either flat or in the decline.

  • "Kansas Votes to Delete Evolution From State's Science Curriculum," shrieked the New York Times . Liberals thought the steady unearthing of fossils, the decline of organized religion, and several adverse court decisions had rendered creationism extinct.


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