secular trend

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secular trend

A long-term trend that develops or progresses over many years. The tendency for girls to begin menstruating at younger and younger ages during the twentieth century is an example.
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today's secular market are more a case of marketing savvy than a statement of faith in the Incarnate Lord.
Pogl defends Timoneda in the face of this criticism, first by highlighting the lack of a modern sense of copyright during the sixteenth century and, secondly, by emphasizing the point already made: Timoneda was part of a new generation of publishers who were dealing with an ever-increasing secular market. The involvement of men such as Timoneda marked the changing dynamic of the literary world towards the end of the sixteenth century.
Anthony's Messenger points out that "spirituality" as a category includes what, in the secular market, would be called "self-help" or "personal growth." These dominate tape sales, he says, "as they do in books."
He sees improving organic growth in the core fleet card business as well as a secular market opportunity in business-to-business "where the companies are in leading positions." Further, both stocks currently trade at a discount to historical levels, adds Schneider.