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lineage

noun ancestors, ancestry, antecedents, blood relatives, bloodline, clan, descent, extraction, family, folk, forebears, forefathers, genealogy, gens, genus, line, line of descent, origin, origo, parentage, stirps
See also: affiliation, affinity, ancestry, blood, bloodline, children, derivation, descendant, family, filiation, heritage, house, issue, kindred, origin, parentage, paternity, posterity, progeny, relationship, source, succession

LINEAGE. Properly speaking lineage is the relationship of persons in a direct line; as the grandfather, the father, the son, the grandson, &c.

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2 percent, with classified linage up eight percent, national linage up 2.
Automotive linage for the three metros decreased 18.
Automotive linage for the three plummeted 31%, "reflecting spending constraint from automobile dealers," Media General said.
Newsday, saw a three-percent drop in linage and its Los Angeles Times saw a nine-percent drop in linage.
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Incredibly, linage in the classified index for the month rose 1%.
classified linage has gone up in autos and jobs in a market where "we've had comings and goings of businesses," says Glenda Hawley, ad manager of the 22,000-circulation Rutland Herald.
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March was the best month for newspaper advertising linage on a comparative basis in this millennium, the E&P/ Competitive Media Reporting newspaper ad indices reveal.
A contrarian view, largely heard outside newspaper circles, is that a massive shift will descend, in the form of on-line classifieds, and that the waning years of the 20th century may soon be seen as the last stand of steady revenue and linage increases.