Definition of falloff in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfôläf/


[in singular]
A decrease in something: even top schools have seen a falloff in applications
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  • The company said weak market sentiment accounted for the drop in software sales while the decrease in services was due to a fall-off in customer numbers.
  • New research has shown that shipments of PDAs and handheld devices are continuing to drop, with the fall-off blamed on the weak global economy.
  • The Government's take from the tobacco industry is set to drop by at least €70m because of the fall-off in sales.

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Syllabification: fall·off

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