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News publishers in particular have alleged the company is not adequately compensating them for content, leading to a precipitous decline in financial viability for journalism.
San Diego’s “naturally affordable housing,” homes not built with the help of subsidies that are nonetheless cheap enough for low-income residents to afford, has been in precipitous decline since before Faulconer took office.Faulconer ‘Changed the Dialogue’ on Housing, But Results Remain Elusive|Andrew Keatts|December 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
We think everyone needs to hunker down and brace for what’s going to be a precipitous increase.Coronavirus cases are soaring in the D.C. region. Experts say the worst is yet to come.|Erin Cox, Julie Zauzmer|November 22, 2020|Washington Post
New studies, from both federal and private research groups, generally indicate that when the country marked precipitous job losses from March to May—with more than 25 million people forced out of work—the loss of health insurance was less dramatic.The COVID economic downturn is testing the promise of the ACA safety net|lbelanger225|October 7, 2020|Fortune
Steady increases in fishing capacity—larger nets, bigger ships that voyaged farther out to sea, new technologies for scraping the seabed—compensated for and thus largely masked precipitous declines in the abundance of fish.The Human Error Darwin Inspired - Issue 90: Something Green|Aaron Hirsh|September 30, 2020|Nautilus
Mars Hill Church leaders blamed bad publicity for the precipitous drop in attendance and tithes.
That would have been a highly precipitous withdrawal and would have looked suspiciously like defeat.
This sort of precipitous drop can reflect gyrations in the price of gas.How the Kings of Fracking Double-Crossed Their Way to Riches|ProPublica|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Part of the reason for this precipitous decline is likely climate change.Last Flight of the Monarchs? A Plea for Help for the Dying Butterflies|Michael Daly|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The plea deal represents a precipitous fall from grace, writes John Avlon.With Plea Deal, Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Fall From Grace Seems Complete|John Avlon|February 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Ripperda's equipage wound down a long and twisting defile between two precipitous rocks.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Subig is a fine natural harbour, but with precipitous shores just as Nature has made it.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The Prussians held an apparently impregnable position on the Landgrafenberg, a precipitous hill which commanded the town.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
A very shallow sheet of water flowed down over a broad but nowise precipitous ledge of rock into the valley beneath.
The last cone of the mountain gave us some trouble: the route was very precipitous, and lay over bare, hot masses of rock.