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English definition of “drop off”

drop off

verb uk phrasal verb with drop   /drɒp/ us    /drɑːp/ (-pp-)

(SLEEP)

to start to sleepSleep and sleeping

(DECREASE)

If the amount, number, or quality of something drops off, it becomes less: The demand for mobile phones shows no signs of dropping off.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
(Definition of drop off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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