On the decline

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Definition

on the decline, in decline: dipping, declining, going down, drooping, falling
idiom
The company's sales have been on the decline for the past three years. They are now 40% less than 3 years ago.
The country is on the decline economically. Unemployment is at a record level.

Examples

  • "Voter turnout all over the developed world has been in decline since the 1960's."

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