trend towardsIn fact, the opposite has been the case with a trend towards ethnic consolidation.
general trendSpain's figure of 677 lost days is an 11pc increase, against the general trend.
upward trendEven so, the upward trend in direct sales extends to software, and you are increasingly likely to be able to buy accounting software by mail order.
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downward trendBy 1939, the downward trend in the Italian birth rate was again apparent.
trend in recentA healthy trend in recent scholarship has been to avoid the old tendency to make excessive claims concerning the role of either the United States or Britain in the creation of Nato.
current trendAs far as I understand there is not real move to do anything about the current trend for teams to kick the ball from 22 to 22.
trend awayThis is all part of a trend away from the narrow specialization of the past and towards the offering of a wider and wider range of services.
trend is towardsThe game is going to be TV-driven in the future, and rightly so when the worldwide trend is towards seated stadiums with reduced capacities.’
trend towardIn fact, the opposite has been the case with a trend towards ethnic consolidation.
trend of recentThe 1990/91 budget, which was outlined by Suharto on Jan. 4, 1990, and which took effect in April, departed from the general trend of recent years.
recent trendMoreover, colour selection within a breed is a very recent trend and even in the late nineteenth century there was often a wide tolerance of colours in the breeds.