Example sentences for: outpacing

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

  • The proportional change in the number of publications, using 1990 as a comparison, revealed that scientific publishing in Latin America increased the most rapidly in the Americas, far outpacing the United States and Canada (Figure 1).

  • Far outpacing the overall growth in population, retail space per capita rose from 5.3 square feet per person in 1964 to 9 square feet in 1974 to 16 square feet in 1988.

  • A piece inside the NYT that wonders when the downsizing trend will hit higher ed reports that between 1984 and 1994, the cost of college tuition went up about 150 percent, outpacing even medical care (111 percent).

  • The NYT notes that the Dow has risen 23 percent so far this year, outpacing last year's 16 percent gain.

  • So why are oil prices now at $27 a barrel, with consumption actually outpacing production, and the OPEC nations holding firm?


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