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falloff

[ fawl-awf, -of ]
/ ˈfɔlˌɔf, -ˌɒf /
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noun

a decline in quantity, vigor, etc.

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Origin of falloff

First recorded in 1595–1605; noun use of verb phrase fall off
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British Dictionary definitions for falloff

fall off

verb (intr)

to drop unintentionally to the ground from (a high object, bicycle, etc), esp after losing one's balance
(adverb) to diminish in size, intensity, etc; decline or weakenbusiness fell off after Christmas
(adverb) nautical to allow or cause a vessel to sail downwind of her former heading

noun fall-off

a decline or drop
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Idioms and Phrases with falloff

fall off

see fall away.

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