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Decline

A situation in which a stock or other security that has dropped in price over a given period. For example, if a stock opens at $5 and closes at $4.45, it is said to have declined for that trading day.

decline

A decrease in the price of a security.
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The epilogue contains a short analysis of the moral decline of Western societies.
The politics of virtue: The crusade against America's moral decline.
I cannot believe that our present Prime Minister is so naive that he cannot see that the cynical passing of such a Bill will have an even more devastating and accelerating effect on the general moral decline and health of our nation.
He is not an alarmist, unlike other commentators on moral decline.
The Angolan group expressed a desire to set up a trauma relief healing centre; the South Africans will continue to build bridges across ethnic, religious and age divides; the Ghanaians intend to establish youth forums to fight the moral decline which is fuelling the HIV/Aids epidemic.
Finally, the moral decline often mentioned by respondents suggests that apprehensions about modern lifestyles may explain the perceived increase in adult mortality.
Moral decline, he said, is part of a cyclical process; history shows that societies are capable of "re-forming themselves" even after massive disruption (Zenit, May 6, 2004).
Or about Republican state senator Kay O'Connor, who a couple of years ago told members of a local League of Women Voters chapter that granting women the right to vote had fostered moral decline.
The language of moral decline and the instigation of the devil was replaced by a secular language of affront, which made much use of concepts of civility and rudeness" (p.
This is only one step and, unfortunately, not the first in the moral decline.
As a government that rules according to Islamic principles, the state government wants to ensure that the people do not fall into moral decline,'' Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, chief minister of the northeastern state of Kelantan, was quoted as saying.
I have written to members of Parliament and teh local authority on several occasions concerning the moral decline in the nation but unfortunately the Government speaks with a forked tongue.