fall off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"fall off" in British English

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fall off

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/  us   /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
If the ​amount, ​rate, or ​quality of something ​falls off, it ​becomessmaller or ​lower: Sales have been ​falling off ​recently. Membership of the ​club has ​fallen off in ​recentmonths.
(Definition of fall off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fall off" in American English

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fall off

phrasal verb with fall  us   /fɔl/ verb (past tense fell  /fel/ , past participle fallen  /ˈfɔ·lən/ )
to ​become less in ​number, ​amount, or ​quality: Production fell off last ​month.
(Definition of fall off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fall off" in Business English

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fall off

phrasal verb with fall uk   us   /fɔːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
[I] to get ​lower in ​amount or ​level: Orders have definitely ​fallen off in the past ​quarter.

fall-offnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​reduction in something such as ​profits, ​sales, etc.: a fall-off in sth The ​company blamed the fall-off in ​profits on ​higheroperatingexpenses.
(Definition of fall off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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