falloff

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noun fall·off \ˈfȯl-ˌȯf\

Definition of falloff

  1. :  a decline especially in quantity or quality a falloff in exports a falloff of light intensity

Examples of falloff in a Sentence

  1. the falloff in sales was more than the store could weather and so its closing was inevitable

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First Known Use of falloff

1880



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