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Definition of Downtrend
1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]
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Literary usage of Downtrend
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1. Policy Coherence Towards East Asia: Development Challenges for OECD Countries by Kiichiro Fukasaku (2005)
"The downtrend reflects the fall-out from the Asian financial crisis, ... The sharp downtrend in FDI inflows reflected the after-effects of the Asian ..."
2. Workforce 2000: Work and Workers for the 21st Century by DIANE Publishing Company, William B. Johnstone, Arnold E. Packer (1993)
"If labor force participation among this age group were to maintain its 15-year downtrend, about 500000 fewer women would be in the labor force in the year ..."
3. Adventure Guide to Bermuda by Blair Howard (2004)
"No longer complacent, the service industry has taken the downtrend to heart. The once cavalier attitudes of hotel staff, waiters, bus drivers and other ..."
4. Oecd Economic Surveys by Oecd (2003)
"The steep downtrend in the indicator of consumer confidence appears to have stabilised in the first five months of 2003, albeit oscillating around historic ..."
5. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"This was followed by a slight downtrend, to 62.3 percent in and 21 illustrate the differences in the initiation of prenatal care according to these factors ..."
6. Youth & Drugs: Society's Mixed Messages edited by Hank Resnik (1994)
"Nevertheless, there had been a steady downtrend in marijuana use since 1978, when more than 37 percent had used it in the past 30 days (the 1988 figure was ..."
7. Capital (1888)
"Mills and their agents were slow in making fresh purchases partly due to various uncertainties at mill and export ends and partly because of the downtrend ..."
8. Conflict and Growth in Africa by Jeni Klugman, Bilin Neyapti, Frances Stewart (1999)
"Real manufacturing output grew by about 4 per cent a year between 1987 and 1995. reversing its 1981-86 downtrend of about 5 per cent annually. ..."