Example sentences for: stagnated

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

  • In the last generation, as we know, the gap between winners and losers has grown; the wealth of the top 20 percent has expanded, the wealth of the middle 60 percent stagnated or declined, the resources those in the bottom 20 percent can command has declined.

  • The Flemish have jumped into electronics, trading, and other growth sectors, while the Walloons have stagnated, devoting their energies to demanding more benefits.

  • The NYT stuffs a related story on the U.S.-China WTO negotiations, which had stagnated before the Chinese prime minister intervened yesterday.

  • Venice stagnated under the rule of a small entrenched élite, drawing nostalgic comfort from the city’s petrified beauty as painted in the vedute of Guardi and Canaletto.

  • Indeed, middle-class income, which rose 1.7 percent a year under Reagan, has stagnated during the Clinton recovery.


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