It will exacerbate the trend of publishers placing more resources on far fewer big bets.
I don't pretend to have any idea of the answer, but the trend warns of trouble ahead.
But the trend is moving in a worrisome direction for those who study it.
In fact, why are we even discussing the trend as a phenomenon at all?
Thanks to this trend, many of the elite post-graduate professional schools now have a highly international flavor.
Technician Natt Roberts entered, a book in hand, and sent the trend of conversation in a new direction.
Before Cleveland was inaugurated the trend was noticed and attacked.
On the other hand, in the late Mousterian we observe a trend toward the blade (lame) industry of the Upper Palolithic.
He saw the trend of affairs and felt that something had to be done to stem the tide.
He knew enough of the trend of Cherokee thought to be prescient of the fate of the scapegoat.
1590s, "to run or bend in a certain direction" (of rivers, coasts, etc.), from Middle English trenden "to roll about, turn, revolve," from Old English trendan, from Proto-Germanic *trandijanan (cf. Old English trinde "round lump, ball," Old Frisian trind, Middle Low German trint "round," Middle Low German trent "ring, boundary," Dutch trent "circumference," Danish trind "round"); origin and connections outside Germanic uncertain. Sense of "have a general tendency" (used of events, opinions, etc.) is first recorded 1863, from the nautical sense. Related: Trended; trending.
"the way something bends" (coastline, mountain range, etc.), 1777, from trend (v.); sense of "general tendency" is from 1884.