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[fawl-awf, -of] /ˈfɔlˌɔf, -ˌɒf/
a decline in quantity, vigor, etc.
Origin of falloff
1595-1605; noun use of verb phrase fall off Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There's a steep, curved falloff in the power loss over distance.
  • Actually, the falloff for the laureates is about three times as sever for their less eminent colleagues of the same age.
  • The falloff in messaging prowess is particularly perplexing.
  • The usual problems were cited-falloff in corporate sponsorship being, no less usually, the principal one.
  • The falloff may result from alcohol's injuring the stomach wall, where the enzyme is manufactured.
  • The falloff is less than the tollway is predicting for the year.
  • Airlines are aggressively slashing ticket prices to fight a falloff in travel caused by the recession.

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