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English definition of “level off”

level off

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with level   /ˈlev.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) us  
If a rate or amount levels off, it stops rising or falling and stays at the same level: House prices now seem to be levelling off after the steep rises of the last few years. Unemployment rose to ten percent and then levelled off.
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