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A downward course; a decline: "a growing concern ... about whether the economy could be headed for a downslide" (Andrée Brooks).


a downward trend; decline



a decline, as in stock prices.
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A usually swift downward trend, as in prices:
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Karachi -- Former Test captain Zaheer Abbas, Pakistans nominee for ICC Presidency, believes that the main reason for the countrys downslide in international cricket is the refusal of teams to tour the nation because of security concerns, a cricket website reported on Tuesday.
UNION Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday allayed speculations of a downslide in the economy owing over fears of predictions of deficient rainfall this year as claimed by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
It's spectacular victory has now given a new lease of hope to the party that Kejriwal in the longer run may emerge as a viable alternative to Modi himself at the national level considering the continue downslide of the erstwhile ruling Congress party with each elections.
I went to Forest at the top end when they were slightly on the downslide in terms of winning European trophies, so whether that was the norm before then I don't know.
The BSE Sensex resumed better but fell back and continued its downslide on sustained heavy selling to settle at three-week low of 26,492.
Patil said that the rise in rape cases is the result of a downslide in moral values.
It appears that by 2020, 60-70% of car sales will be generated digitally, leaving the stereotyped Arthur Daley-style car salesman sitting by his electric fire in his office with not a lot to do and a distinct downslide on his sales graph.
The mother-of-one's popularity is also on the downslide and her score dropped from nine in 2011 to four in September 2012.
50 and the potential change from the previous close is expected to be a downslide of 4.
Chairing the meeting, Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry said that the constant downslide of rupee has adversely hit all important sectors of the economy including agriculture, industry, manufacturing, IT and the commercial importers.
The downslide in the economy had forced tourists to forego destinations including Clearwater and the rest of the Tampa Bay area.
The company's fortunes however continue on the downslide.