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Declined

Meanings and phrases

declined the offer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He declined the offer of naming the area "Steven's Town".
  • Temple was tempted but declined the offer.
  • Bartoszewski, however, declined the offer.

population declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The resident population declined to 7,537 people in 2010.
  • The town population declined when the mines were exhausted.
  • The city's population declined to 59,951 by January 1, 2014.

declined due

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the 1970s, the industry declined due to Far Eastern competition.
  • This lasted until enrollment declined due to other schools opening in the area.
  • Pratt wrote the influence of the Rofft declined due to a combination of events.

declined to run

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ryan declined to run and endorsed Fisher in July.
  • Nevertheless, Woodin declined to run for re-election.
  • Knudson declined to run for reelection in 2016.

declined during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Foreign investments declined during this period.
  • Proboscidean diversity declined during the Oligocene.
  • The business declined during the early 1990s.

gradually declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Interest in the Cottingley Fairies gradually declined after 1921.
  • With the advent of sound in the early 1930s, the benshi gradually declined.
  • Yet this discrepancy between female and male adoptees has gradually declined.

health declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kelly's health declined steadily in the late 1980s.
  • His health declined and he died in June 1891.
  • In late 1938, Whorf's own health declined.

declined to comment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Initially, he declined to comment on the issue.
  • Arianna Huffington declined to comment on the matter.
  • The Science Channel declined to comment on the decision.

declined to participate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A third fund was offered the notes, but declined to participate.
  • Fairchild, North American, Martin, and Northrop declined to participate.
  • For 2015, Juventus declined to participate while Internazionale returned.

declined significantly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Towards the end, its readership had declined significantly.
  • The family's financial situation had by this time declined significantly.
  • The extreme poverty rate has declined significantly between 1999 and 2010.

declined to take

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Herring declined to take the position full-time.
  • In 1854 Lincoln was elected to the Illinois legislature but declined to take his seat.
  • On March 10, 2005, the Green Bay Packers released Sharper after he declined to take a pay cut.

declined sharply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Natural fisheries output in the two lakes declined sharply.
  • Both performance and attendance declined sharply after 2009.
  • Per capita incomes also declined sharply, falling by 16 per cent.

steadily declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They steadily declined until the show was cancelled.
  • Since then, PPP's support has steadily declined.
  • Thereafter its importance steadily declined.

declined rapidly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After Ashoka's death, the Maurya empire declined rapidly.
  • The Joseon dynasty declined rapidly in the late 19th century.
  • After this performance, Silber's poll numbers declined rapidly.

declined because

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Production has declined because of virus diseases.
  • Cabeza de Vaca declined because of a payment dispute.
  • The Carthaginian state declined because of successive defeats by the Romans in the Punic Wars.

declined an offer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By this time, he declined an offer to direct the Kannada film "Malaya Marutha" (1986).
  • In 1980, however, he declined an offer to become provost, and instead returned to Panamanian politics.
  • The government of Argentina declined an offer by the UK to have the bodies repatriated to the mainland.

initially declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Springsteen's management initially declined any comment.
  • Flournoy initially declined Pushmataha's offer and offended the chief.
  • Although he initially declined, pressure came from other countries and Watanabe agreed.

declined to seek

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lewis declined to seek reelection in 2012.
  • She declined to seek re-election in 2014.
  • He declined to seek re-election in 2017.

declined further

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The FBI declined further comment.
  • The rupiah declined further to one-sixth of its original value by January 1998.
  • Dostoevsky's health declined further, and in March 1877 he had four epileptic seizures.

declined the invitation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sweden and Germany declined the invitation.
  • Phalke declined the invitation but was again invited by the Maharaja.
  • He declined the invitation, and considered quitting football to study for law school.

then declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Queen had offered to ennoble him as early as 1868; he had then declined.
  • It initially earned good results, finishing second in 1981 but then declined.
  • In the 2006-07 season was their debut in the Tercera División but then declined the following year to Senior.

rapidly declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • From this point in 1974, the club rapidly declined.
  • Direct dialing into local BBS systems rapidly declined.
  • As a result, al-Jundi's power and influence rapidly declined.

significantly declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Enlil's importance in the pantheon significantly declined and he was sometimes assimilated as merely an aspect of Marduk.
  • In the mid-1960s, after its membership significantly declined, its records were donated to the Indiana Historical Society.
  • The state's hold harmless policy regarding state basic education funding continued where a district received at least the same amount as the year before, even where enrollment had significantly declined.

declined to join

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Navarre again declined to join the Basque entity.
  • The Taliban declined to join the peace process leading towards general elections.
  • Portugal's Prince Regent John of Braganza had declined to join the Continental System against British trade.

industry declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the 1970s, the industry declined due to Far Eastern competition.
  • In modern times however the textile industry declined due largely to lower Asian wages.
  • However, weather destroyed the crops in the early 20th century, and the industry declined.

declined to hear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On June 22, 1998, the court declined to hear his case.
  • The Supreme Court declined to hear the case in April 2019.
  • The California Supreme Court declined to hear the case in March 2013.

declined in popularity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, the practice eventually declined in popularity and was eliminated after 1979.
  • Today the language has declined in popularity along with the Amiga computer for which it was written.
  • In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the accordion declined in popularity due to the rise of rock and roll.

declined to accept

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He declined to accept the nomination as a candidate for reelection in 1848.
  • He declined to accept the offer, saying that there was a higher Obi than himself.
  • Agnus was appointed US Consul to Derry, Ireland, and confirmed by the Senate, but declined to accept the position.

declined in importance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The town seems to have declined in importance after the middle of the 4th century.
  • Razor-fishing, sand-eeling and limpeting used to be popular activities but have declined in importance.
  • State of Origin also declined in importance, especially after an increasing number of player withdrawals.

declined dramatically

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The incidence of both has declined dramatically since then.
  • Salmon populations declined dramatically after the establishment of canneries in 1867.
  • The population declined dramatically following the second world war and now stands at less than 50.

enrollment declined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • From 2000–2019, high school enrollment declined 33.6%.
  • From 2000–2019, high school enrollment declined 13.6%.
  • After the war, enrollment declined as women preferred co-educational colleges.

declined to renew

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The club declined to renew his contract at the end of the 2014 season.
  • She had declined to renew it, stating that she wanted to temporarily "take a break" from showbiz.

declined steadily

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kelly's health declined steadily in the late 1980s.
  • Between 1890 and 2001, churchgoing in the United Kingdom declined steadily.
  • Since then, the number of Myspace users has declined steadily in spite of several redesigns.
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