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Tobacco companies are also entering the fray in a bid to offset declining cigarette sales. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sometimes declining a service opportunity is the catalyst for a good change. Christianity Today (2000)She refused to relinquish her position, despite declining popularity and health problems. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The supply issues are the result of declining ore grades at big mines in Chile and Australia. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In time, declining economic power will erode the capacity for military assertiveness, but in the process the declining power could lash out. Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)
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