16 There has been a decline in the size of families.
17 Notwithstanding a steady decline in numbers, the school has had a very successful year.
18 Dustan has a record of switching sides when convenient, and there are many Taliban supporters who would do likewise if the fortunes of the puritan militia are on the decline.
19 It's part of a long-term ripple effect caused by the decline in auto manufacturing jobs.
20 “Countries like France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Ukraine, and the UK were all essentially flat or even in slight decline,” Telegeography says.
21 Your uncle, I am sorry to say, is now on a sick bed; from which, considering the nature of his disease -- decline -- and the stage it has reached, it is unlikely he will ever rise.
22 High acidity and elevated levels of metals can seriously impair the ability of water bodies to support life, resulting in a decline in species diversity.
23 After a period of gentle decline during the 1990s, net migration to Europe is on the rise again.
24 State industries still dominate the Chinese economy, even though they are in steep decline.
25 Although the signs of decline may not yet be evident on the pitch, Latin American football is in chaos, with financial and administrative problems that make the Europeans' troubles seem trifling.
26 The contrasting story of BlackBerry's decline – its new plan will see it focus on a diminishing niche of business users – is a parable of how quickly modern tastes and technologies can change.
27 They show she has defied a whiff of scandal and predictions of decline, reflecting a revolution in how the fashion industry is responding to women consumers, say commentators.
28 He declined to make projections about fourth quarter earnings.
29 He declined to address the delegates.
30 Grimes is out on bail and his attorney, Martin Goldberg, declined to comment Wednesday.