Definition of declining
: of or relating to the period during which something is deteriorating or nearing its end her declining years
Examples of declining in a Sentence
the declining flowers perked up with the gentle rainfall
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According to a new analysis by the McKinsey Global Institute, 81 percent of the United States population is in an income bracket with flat or declining income over the last decade.
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