Meaning of “level off” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “level off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"level off" in American English

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level off

phrasal verb with level us /ˈlev·əl/ verb [ T ]

to stop increasing or being reduced:

The price of gas has finally leveled off after rising for several months.
The plane descended to 18,000 feet before leveling off.

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"level off" in Business English

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level off

also level out
phrasal verb with level uk /ˈlevəl/ us verb UK -ll, US -l-

if a rate or amount levels off, it stops rising or falling and stays at the same level:

Share prices are beginning to level off after the sharp rises of recent months.
level off/out at sth The bank expects that growth will level off at 2.5% next spring.
We assume rates will level out at 5.25%.

(Definition of “level off” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)